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Ruby (Schooner), aground on pier, 4 Oct 1863

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Schooner RUBY, cargo wheat, when entering Buffalo Harbor got on the pier.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      THE SCHOONER RUBY SUNK. - The schooner RUBY, in attempting to enter Buffalo Creek on Sunday morning, when a heavy gale of wind was blowing from the south-west, was, by the force of the rebounding waves, thrown on the South Pier, near the Light-house, where she sunk. She was laden with about 5,500 bushels of wheat from Toledo. Cargo total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 5, 1863

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Note:- The schooner RUBY laid-up for the winter of 1863\64 at Buffalo

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Reason: aground on pier
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $4,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Ruby (Schooner), aground on pier, 4 Oct 1863