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Lady Washington (Schooner), sunk, 19 Oct 1828


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Damage in the late gale. -- We have obtained the following facts in relation to the damage done by the gale of the 13th inst., and lay them before the public as authentic....
      The schooner LADY WASHINGTON, with a cargo valued at 10 or 15,000 dollars, was wrecked on the 19th inst. off Sturgeon Point. She struck a reef, was got off, and finally sunk in 18 feet water -- crew all safe. The cargo, composed of salt and dry goods, owned by merchants at Erie, and in the interior, was principally stowed in the hold, and will probably be wholly ruined- no insurance. The vessel said to be old and unseaworthy.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Friday November 6, 1828
     
     
NOTE:-- June 6. 1834 LADY WASHINGTON passed down the Welland Canal to Cleveland.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      July 5, 1834 [Welland Canal List]
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: salt, dry goods
Remarks: Recovered ??
Date of Original:
1828
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24716
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.69089 Longitude: -79.04754
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lady Washington (Schooner), sunk, 19 Oct 1828