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Palmetto (Schooner), aground, 9 Jul 1855

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PALMETTO Schooner, ashore in White Fish Bay, L. M. Got off.
Property loss, estimated $500
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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ASHORE.---The schooner PALMETTO, of this port, bound for Green Bay, for a cargo
of lumber, went ashore at 2 o'clock last Monday morning at White Fish Bay, about thirty
miles this side of "Death's Door." At last account, she had in but little water, and it was
thought would be got off without much damage. The gale was very severe at the foot of
the lake, and it is not improbable that we may hear of more disasters. - Chicago Tribune
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Saturday, July 14, 1855

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The schooner PALMETTO, of and from this port, which went ashore at White Fish Bay,
on the morning of the 9th. inst.,had not been got off last Monday. She lies in three feet of
water, and is leaking but little. Efforts had been made to pull her off with a tug, but they
proved unsuccessful. The PALMETTO is owned by J.H. Eavenworth of this city. --
Chicago Tribune
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, July 23, 1855

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The schooner PALMETTO, which was reportd ashore a few days since, has been got off.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, July 30, 1855

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.90777 Longitude: -87.20371
William R. McNeil
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Palmetto (Schooner), aground, 9 Jul 1855