The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Puritan (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1847

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The Commercial says: "The schooner PURITAN, loaded with 10,000 bushels wheat from Milan, consigned to P. Durfee & Co., of this city , in attempting to make port last night, went ashore below the piers. A lighter was sent out to her this (yesterday) morning, and she will probably be brought in to-day. Vessel and cargo insured.
      Buffalo Republic
      Wednesday, October 27, 1847

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ASHORE - The Schooner PURITAN, loaded with 1,000 bushels of wheat from Milan, consigned to Durfee & Co., went ashore below the piers at Buffalo, Monday night, in attempting to make that port. Vessel and cargo insured. The Commercial supposes she would be got off and towed in Tuesday.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wed. Nov. 3, 1847

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Puritan (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1847