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Major Anderson (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1863

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Schooner MAJOR ANDERSON, cargo wheat, ashore on North Manitou. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      ASHORE. - The schooner MAJOR ANDERSON, laden with corn, from Chicago for Buffalo, is ashore on the south end of North Manitou Island.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 28, 1863

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      Capt. Joe Nicholson, of the tug PRINDLEVILLE, on his passage from Detroit to Chicago, where he arrived with the tug on Monday last, found at the North Manitous the schooner MAJOR ANDERSON ashore in four feet water and broken in two, and at the north and on the same Island the schooner FRED HILL lying in good shape to be got off.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, December 4, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $11,000
Cargo: $12,500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Major Anderson (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1863