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Midnight (Schooner), U16438, storm damage, 19 Nov 1859


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SEVERE GALE ON LAKE HURON. -- The Detroit Advertiser of yesterday remarks: -- A very severe storm occurred on Lake Huron Friday and Saturday last, causing great distruction among vessels, and it is feared many lives have been lost. A large fleet of vessels arrived from above Sunday and Monday, from whom we have collected the following items of news:
      The schooner MIDNIGHT, from Lake Superior, with ore, threw overboard 30 tons to prevent her foundering. Her flying jib was carried away.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      November 23, 1859
     


NAME: MIDNIGHT
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 16438
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 135.7
BEAM: 26.2
DEPTH: 11.1
GROSS: 287.78 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1885
NET: 273.39 (1885
YEAR BUILT: 1856
STATE: OH
CITY: Cleveland
HOME PORT: Cleveland, OH (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871); Chicago, IL (1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877;
1878); Port Huron, MI (1879; 1880); Bay City, MI (1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1885
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Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: storm damage
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1859
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.21402
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Midnight (Schooner), U16438, storm damage, 19 Nov 1859