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General Burnside (Schooner), U10163, sunk, 16 Jul 1892

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The schooner GENERAL BURNSIDE foundered in Lake Erie about 4 miles northwest of Cleveland at 9 o'clock Saturday morning. She was loaded with coal and, disabled by the heavy seas, was trying to get back when the water filled and sank her. All on board were rescued by a tug.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, July 18, 1892

Schooner barge GENERAL BURNSIDE.* U.S. No. 10163. Of 307.54 tons gross; 292.16 tons net. Built at Wolf Island, Canada, in 1845. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 138.0 x 25.5 x 11.3
* Formerly Canadian Brig QUEBEC.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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General Burnside (Schooner), U10163, sunk, 16 Jul 1892