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Andes (Brig), aground, 1 Jun 1863


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Brig ANDES, cargo wheat, aground on Graham Shoal, jetted 3,000 bushels and got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .
     
RUN AGROUND. - A slight disaster happened the brig ANDES on her recent passage down from Milwaukee. When in close proximity to Mackinaw Straits, during a heavy fog, she run on what is called Graham Shoals, and before getting afloat, was obliged to throw overboard of her cargo some 3,000 bushels of wheat. She sustained no damage thereby to her hull whatever, and aside from the loss of the grain, is none the worse for
the disaster. A protest in accordance with the above facts was entered on her arrival the Captain. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, July 8, 1863
      . . . . .

NOTE.
Graham Shoals, are located off St. Ignace Point, Lake Huron, at the narrowest part of the Straits of Mackinaw - Great Lakes Pilot.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.117
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Andes (Brig), aground, 1 Jun 1863