The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fairfield (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1863

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Schooner FAIRFIELD, cargo black walnut, struck on a shoal near Clayton, River St. Lawrence.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      The schooner FAIRFIELD, from Toledo to Ogdensburg with a cargo of lumber, was driven ashore in the late gale near Clayton, St. Lawrence River, and is full of water.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, May 8, 1863

      The schr. FAIRFIELD, of Detroit, from Toledo for Ogdensburg, with a cargo of black walnut lumber, is ashore and full of water, below Clayton, St. Lawrence River.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 8, 1863 3-4

The schooner FAIRFIELD of Detroit, sunk below Clayton, has been raised.
      Toronto Globe
      May 21, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $474
Cargo: $120
Freight: black walnut
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.23949 Longitude: -76.08578
William R. McNeil
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Fairfield (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1863