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Oneida (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1847


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Schooner ONEIDA, ashore above Milwaukee.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1847

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      The EMPIRE went to the assistance of the Schooner ONEIDA ashore below Milwaukee, and took off most of the freight. When the EMPIRE left it was thought the vessel would be soon got off.
      Cleveland Herald.
      Wednesday, November 17, 1847

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      The schooner ONEIDA, Captain David M. Angel, from Cleveland, loaded with with whiskey, apples, iron, and merchandise, for this city, went ashore about twelve miles north of here, early Sunday morning. She lies in about five feet water. The captain has come here for assistance and hopes to be able to get the vessel off, though the cargo will be necessarily damaged. The ONEIDA, belongs to Merrick, Davis & Co. of Oswego - Milwaukee Sentinal, 9th.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, November 17, 1847

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      The EMPIRE returned from the ONEIDA Tuesday night with a scow load of her cargo. She reports the ONEIDA as having about two feet of water in her. The steamer TROWBRIDGE, with a scow and a gang of hands, was dispatched to the assistance of the ONEIDA yesterday morning. As the weather continues favorable, strong hopes are entertained that she will be got off. The cargo is considerably damaged.
      Buffalo Republic
      Friday, November 19, 1847

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The Steamer TROWBRIDGE returned to this port about midnight, Wednesday, with the ONEIDA in tow. The ONEIDA does not seem to be much injured. She will go into the floating dock for repairs. - Milwaukee Sentinal, Nov. 12.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, November 24, 1847

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1847
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Local identifier:
McN.W.650
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oneida (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1847