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T. Buttles (Schooner), struck pier, sunk, 3 Dec 1863

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Schooner T. BUTTLES, struck against the pier at Black River, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      RUN ON A PIER. - The schooner BUTTLES, of Port Burwell, C. W., on Thursday the 3d inst., struck the west pier at Black River, Ohio, while attempting to enter that port, and sunk immediately after getting inside. She was in ballast and bound to the Island for a load of stone. She will be immediately raised and again proceeded on the voyage as above noted. She is owned by Mr. Gordon, of Port Burwell, C. W. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, December 16, 1863

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Reason: struck pier, sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Freight: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.47282 Longitude: -82.18404
William R. McNeil
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T. Buttles (Schooner), struck pier, sunk, 3 Dec 1863