The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Zach Chandler (Schooner), U28020, gale damage, 23 Sep 1878

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The schooner MARY LUDWIG and C. J. ROEDER and propeller HEATH, all recently in trouble, are in port. They will undergo repairs as soon as they are unloaded. The ZACK CHANDLER, from below, is leaking, as already announced lost a man overboard outside. Several of the lower lakers are making water and will have to be docked.
Among others, the schooner JOHN MINER came in yesterday with a cargo of lumber, she showed signs of having been in the late blow, as some of her jibs and other sails were on deck, awaiting repairs.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Monday, September 23, 1878
      The ZACK CHANDLER is out of dry dock, and unloading her cargo of coal.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Tuesday, September 24, 1878
Schooner ZACH CHANDLER. U. S. No. 28020. Of 726.50 tons gross; 690.18 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1867. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 194.0 x 35.6 x 14.3
      Merchant Vessel Listm, U. S., 1891

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Reason: gale damage
Lives: 1
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Zach Chandler (Schooner), U28020, gale damage, 23 Sep 1878