The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charles Crooks (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1854

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CROOKS Schooner, ashore below Cleveland. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The schooner CHARLES CROOKS from Oswego for Toledo, with a cargo of car wheels and 300 bbls.salt, went on the breakwater at Cleveland, yesterday afternoon, between 4 and 5 o'clock. The crew were all saved, but the vessel and cargo will probably be a total loss
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 5, 1854

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The schooner CROOKS, which went on the railroad break-water, at Cleveland, will be a total loss.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 19, 1854

NOTE:-- The CHARLES CROOKS, went ashore in 1855, so she was obviously got off from the above casualty.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: R\R wheels, salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Charles Crooks (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1854