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Robert Bruce (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1855


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BRUCE, ROBERT Schooner, cargo wheat, forced on the reef off Windmill Point in ice. Lighted and pulled off, towed in and repaired. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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The schooner ROBERT BRUCE, with 11,951 bushels wheat and a small parcel of
flour, consigned to Hopkins & Co., got on the reef near Windmill Point, and the tug
PECK was sent to try and drag her off, but returned, not having succeeded.
      The tug was again sent out yesterday morning with a lighter, and it was expected
that she would be got off and brought into port last evening.
      P.S. The BRUCE arrived in port about 5 P.M. last evening, having sustained no
injury.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, May 7, 1855


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: wheat
Remarks: got off
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.776
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.868333 Longitude: -79.008333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Bruce (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1855