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Mountaineer (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863

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Schooner MOUNTAINEER, cargo R.R. iron, struck on the 'bar' at Sandusky, and filled.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      The schooner MOUNTAINEER, bound from Oswego to Sandusky, laden with railroad iron, on her arrival at the latter place, struck on the bar and sunk. The steamer MAGNET has gone to her relief. She is owned by E.G. Merrick, & Sons, of Detroit.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 30, 1863

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The Home Insurance Co.'s tug MAGNET was at Sandusky yesterday, having on board 30 tons of railroad iron, which was taken from the schr. MOUNTAINEER, then on the bar at the entrance of the Bay. The MOUNTAINEER had a steam pump on board, which was working easily and with success. Capt. Kirby of the MAGNET, thought he would have her off in a short time if the weather continued favorable.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 31, 1863 3-4

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      The schooner MOUNTAINEER, recently sunk in Sandusky, has been raised and taken into Sandusky by the tug MAGNET.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 5, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Cargo: $1,100
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
William R. McNeil
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Mountaineer (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863