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H. D. Root (Schooner), U11577, lost, 1 Apr 1897


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There is not much doubt now that the little schooner H. D. ROOT has been lost with all on board. She is two weeks out of Cleveland for Detroit with coal. Her owner Capt. F. E. Tirrell, sails her and he had a crew of four or five.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 5, 1897


Schooner H.D. ROOT. U. S. No. 11577. Of 116.52 tons gross; 110.70 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio 1863. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 94.4 x 23.6 x 7.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Reason: lost
Lives: 5
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21140
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. D. Root (Schooner), U11577, lost, 1 Apr 1897