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I. W. Nicholas (Schooner), U13477, aground, 1 Oct 1863

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NICHOLAS, I.W. Schooner, cargo --?--, ashore at Thunder Bay Island, Got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wed. Jan. 20, 1864

      The schooner J. W. NICHOLS is ashore near Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron; also, three vessels are reported ashore at Grand River, Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      October 22, 1863

      The Vessel At Thunder Bay- The name of the vessel ashore at Thunder Bay is The G. W. NICHOLAS and not NICHOLS has already been reported. When last seen no relief had arrived there, not was her small boat or any of her crew anywhere visible.
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      October 24, 1863 4-4

The schooner reported ashore at Thunder Bay, is the J. W. NICHOLAS, and not the NICHOLS as reported.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      October 26, 1863
      Schooner ISAAC W. NICHOLAS. U. S. No. 13477. Of 316.69 tons. Home port, Vermillion, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,500
Cargo: $760
Remarks: Got off
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I. W. Nicholas (Schooner), U13477, aground, 1 Oct 1863