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Orleans (Brig), aground, 6 Nov 1847

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Brig ORLEANS, ashore at Milwaukee, Badly injured.
      Buffalo Courier (1847 casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

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The Brig ORLEANS, mentioned in yesterdays paper as being ashore, fortunately succeeded in getting between the piers of the Harbor before, and will be got off without difficulty. - Milwaukee Sentinal, 9th. 9th.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, November I7, 1847

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The Brig ORLEANS was still aground near the south Harbor Pier, last evening, but will probably be got off today. - Milweaukee Sentinal, Nov. 12th.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, November 24, 1847

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NOTE :- the ORLEANS was got off, only to go aground again about 10 days later at the head of the Detroit River.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Orleans (Brig), aground, 6 Nov 1847