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Arabella (Schooner), aground, 21 Oct 1847

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ARABELLA Schooner ashore near Sandusky. Small damage.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

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The Morning Express learns by the officers of the steamer OHIO, that the schooner ARABELLA, of Cleveland, with a cargo of railroad iron and merchandize, got on the bar at Sandusky on Thursday morning last, and a heavy sea running at the time, her keel was pounded off and she filled with water.
      Buffalo republic
      Monday, October 25, 1847

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The schooner ARABELLA, of Cleveland, bound to this port loaded with R. R. iron, ran aground off Cedar Point. She is said to be filled with water and in an undesirable situation. It is hoped however that she may be got off with but little damage. - Sandusky Mirror.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wed. Oct. 27, 1847

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ARABELLA Schooner, ashore near Sandusky but got off by taking out her cargo. Claim on the Insurance Co. for damage. Oct. 1847
      Casualty List for 1847
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: railroad iron
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
William R. McNeil
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Arabella (Schooner), aground, 21 Oct 1847