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San Francisco lumber vessel sunk off the Oregon coast with all hands

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04/14/1860
The barque Friendship, owned in San Francisco and commanded by a Captain Knight, was carrying lumber off the central coast of Oregon.  Near Cape Blanco, the vessel was driven ashore and completely destroyed with the loss of all ten of her crew.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 293.

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