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Dunderburg (Schooner), U6151, collision, 13 Aug 1868

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The propeller EMPIRE STATE collided, on Aug. 14th inst,. with barque DUNDERBURGH, on lake Huron, and sunk in about ten minutes. The other vessel suceeded in reaching Sarnia in a sinking condition. The EMPIRE STATE, had a general cargo, and the DUNDERBURGH 40,000 bushels of grain.
      Godericg Signal, Semi Weekly
      Thursday, August 27, 1868
Bark DUNDERBURG. U. S. No. 6151. Of 596 tons. three masted schooner built Detroit, Mich., by James M. Jones in 1867. 186.6 x 33.0 x 13.1 - Sunk by EMPIRE STATE, Aug. 13, 1868
      Herman Runge Notes
Schooner DUNDERBURG. U. S. No. 6151. oF 596. 85 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1871

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Dunderburg (Schooner), U6151, collision, 13 Aug 1868