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It was a dark and stormy night

Richard J Kilday

It was a dark and stormy night

the story of the loss of the three-masted lakes schooner, St. Peter, in 1898 and her rediscovery seventy-three years later

by Richard J Kilday

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Published by Rochester Museum and Science Center in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipwrecks

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCharles Rand Penney Collection
    Statementresearched and written by Richard J. Kilday
    ContributionsRochester Museum and Science Center
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856753M


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