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L. H. Cotton (Schooner), U14712, fire, 23 Oct 1868


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THE 'COTTON' -- The bark L. H. COTTON which was burned near Cleveland on Saturday, while on her passage to Liverpool with a cargo of oil was a craft of 395 tons burden, being built 1861 at Cleveland by Quayle & Martin, rated A 2. We believe she was owned by Liverpool parties.
      Chicago Tribune
      Tuesday, October 27, 1868
     
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Bark L. H. COTTON of 395 tons, classed A 2, and valued at $20,000.
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses in 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868
     
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NOTE - Although listed as a total loss in the above, she had a very similar accident at the same place (Cleveland) in 1875. She must have been rebuilt after the 1868 burning.
     
     
     
Bark L.H. COTTON. U. S. No. 14712. Of 322.38 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Freight: oil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23275
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. H. Cotton (Schooner), U14712, fire, 23 Oct 1868