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Uncle Tom (Schooner), U25040, aground, 1 May 1855


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UNCLE TOM Schooner, cargo corn, ashore Tecumseh Reef, C. W., on Lake Erie. Lighted and jetted cargo and got off. Cargo $1,000 Vessel $800
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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SCHOONER ASHORE.-We learn from Capt. Dobbins that the schooner UNCLE TOM, of Milan, is on Tecumseh Reef, about 6 miles above Grand River, C. W., loaded with corn by E.H. haddock, of Chicago, bound to Oswego. A tug and scow was to have gone to her assistance yesterday.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, June 1, 1855

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We learn from capt. Dorr that the schooner UNCLE TOM, which we noticed on Saturday morning as ashore on Tecumseh Reef, near Grand River, C. W., has been got off, by throwing overboard a portion of her cargo, which consisted of corn.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, June 5, 1855


Schooner UNCLE TOM. U. S. No. 25040. Of 230.26 tons. Home port, Toledo. Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.817
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.808333 Longitude: -79.718333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Uncle Tom (Schooner), U25040, aground, 1 May 1855