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Aurora Borealis (Schooner), aground & sunk, 16 Oct 1847


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AURORA BOREALIS Schooner, sunk near Bois Blanc Island.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

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      On Saturday last the schooner AURORA BOREALIS ran on to a reef near Malden and sank. She was got up again and is now at Detroit repairing. She was loaded with staves and was insured.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 23, 1847

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The schooner AURORA BOREALIS was run on a reef near Malden, on Saturday last, her sides stove, and she sunk in 8 feet water. She was rescued by pumping and brought to this city, where she is undergoing repairs. She was loaded with staves, we believe, and was insured. - Detroit Adv.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wed. Oct. 27, 1847

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AURORA BOREALIS Schooner, struck the rock near the head of Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River, and filled with water. Oct. 1847.
      Casualty List for 1847
      Eriuk Hyle's private papers

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Reason: aground & sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.639
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Aurora Borealis (Schooner), aground & sunk, 16 Oct 1847