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Rialto (Schooner), capsized, 1 Jun 1855

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RIALTO Schooner, capsized off Long Point L. E., lost one man. Got up, &c. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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FORTUNATE ESCAPE.---The Cleveland Herald states that the scow RIALTO, which capsized on Sunday last, had on board the Captain's wife as a passenger. The lady was in the cabin when the scow went over, but fortunately the companion was was closed, and after five hours of suspense, a sea struck the vessel, partly righted her and the companion way rolled out of the water, so that the missing woman made her appearance unhurt.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Saturday, July 7, 1855

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 1
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Rialto (Schooner), capsized, 1 Jun 1855