The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Marshal Ney (Schooner), aground, 5 May 1847

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NEY, MARSHAL Schooner, ran on a reef near Buffalo, bilged and sunk. Laden with flour, pork & lard. Raised.
      Buffalo Courier (Casualty List)
      March 17, 1848

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MARINE DISASTER. -- The schooner MARSHAL NEY ran on a reef near Bird Island, night before last, and sunk. She was loaded with 500 bbls. flour and 100 bbls. pork. The flour is much damaged, and the agents of the Underwriters are engaged in getting it out. Vessel and cargo insured in Ohio. (Buff.Comm)
      Cleveland WeeklyHerald
      Wednesday, May 12, 1847

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NEY, MARSHAL Schooner ran into the reef near Buffalo, May 5th. 1847, bilged and sunk - 500 barrels flour; 65 barrels pork; 20 kegs of lard. Small loss on the flour; vessel raised.
      Casualty List for 1847
      Erik Hyle's personal papers

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour, pork & lar
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Marshal Ney (Schooner), aground, 5 May 1847