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Emblem (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1855

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EMBLEM Schooner, cargo iron ore, sprung a leak and sunk on flat under Long Point, Lake Erie. Got up and repaired. Property loss $1,500.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)

The schooner EMBLEM, from Lake Ontario, with a cargo of iron ore, sprang a leak and ran under Long Point and was allowed to fill and sink in eight feet water. Capt. Dobbins has despatched tug CONQUEROR with a steam pump to her assistance.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 9, 1855

      The schooner EMBLEM which went ashore at Long Point a few days since, has been gotten off by the steam tug CONQUEROR, with the assistance of the Buffalo Mutual Insurance Co.'s steam pump, and towed into this port, discharged her cargo of iron ore, and is now on the railway receiving repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 15, 1855

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Emblem (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1855