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Isaac Buchanan (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1855

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Schooner ISAAC BUCHANAN, (C) cargo wheat, ashore at Port Colborne and bilged, got off and repaired. Property loss, Vessel and cargo $20,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      January 11, 1856 (1855 Casualty List)

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      The Canadian schr. ISAAC BUCHANAN, with a cargo of 8,000 bu. wheat from Port Stanley for this port, went ashore at Gravelly Bay at 7:00 Sunday morning. The crew got ashore and abandoned her.
      Erie Weekly Gazette
      November 1, 1855 2-2

      Schooner ISAAC BUCHANAN stranded off Port Colborne with 10,000 bushels of wheat. Expect both to be total losses. Bound from Port Stanley to Buffalo.
      The Toronto Globe
      November 7, 1855

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Isaac Buchanan (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1855