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Yankee Blade (Schooner), U27516, aground, 3 Jun 1882


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The schooner YANKEE Blade of Muskegon with a cargo of 7,000 cedar posts from False presque Isle, was driven ashore 5 miles south of South Chicago on Sunday afternoon and is a total wreck. The crew is safe.
      Port huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, June 6, 1882


Schooner YANKEE BLADE. U. S. No. 27516. of 255.94 Tons gross; 243.15 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1856. Home port, Chicago, Illinois. 130.0 X 26.0 X 10.0.
      Merchant Vessel List of U. S. A., 1885
     
NOTE:-- the YANKEE BLADE was totally lost in 1883


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: cedar posts
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23514
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.72281 Longitude: -87.53643
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Yankee Blade (Schooner), U27516, aground, 3 Jun 1882