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Eliza Logan
Jamestown Journal (Jamestown, NY), 3 Nov 1871, p. 5

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The scooner [sic] Eliza Logan bound from Toledo to Buffalo with wheat, sunk about twelve miles off Erie on Thursday night last. Captain Lawson, of Buffalo, and one sailor, were drowned. The six remaining members of the crew were taken from the cross-trees which were above the water, and to which they were yet clinging, by the schooner Emma about six o'clock Sunday morning. They were taken by the Emma to Port Colborne. The Eliza Logan was owned by Captain Lawson, and Frederick Thompson of Buffalo. She was of 369 tons burden, and was built at Buffalo in the year 1865 [Titusville Herald

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The ELIZA LOGAN was actually launched in 1855.
Date of Publication:
3 Nov 1871
Personal Name(s):
Lawson, Captain ; Thompson, Frederick
Language of Item:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2593221737574 Longitude: -80.13261846875
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Eliza Logan