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H. B. Bishop (Schooner), aground, 25 Sep 1852

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BISHOP, H.B. Schooner, wrecked with part cargo lumber, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron. Property loss $8,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Dec. 25, 1852 (Casualty list)


The Brig HENRY B. BISHOP of Buffalo, was wrecked in Nottawasaga Bay on the 25th. ult. She was taking in her load of lumber, and was driven on shore by a gale from the North and the North west.
      Toronto Globe
      Oct. 5, 1852


      (extract of a letter dated Sept. 27. from Nottawasaga)
"The SOPHIA is not the only vessel lost here, a large Brig, the HENRY C. BISHOP, of Buffalo, took in part of her load of timber at the mill, and then went outside of the 'bar' to take in the remainder of her load."
      Kingston Standard
      Saturday October 9, 1852


      NOTE Documentation Only
A large Top-sail Schooner called the HENRY B. BISHOP - the name of the unfortunate youth who perished in the conflagration of the store of Messrs. Walbridge & Co., last winter - was launched from the ship-yard of G.W. Jones & Co.,on Wednesday afternoon. She is owned by W.W. Walbridge & Co., and Captain Trowbridge, who is to sail her, and is 117 feet length of keel, 127 feet on deck, and 25 feet 2 inch beam. She is a beautiful and well proportioned craft.-Buffalo Com.
      Cleveland Herald, weekly
      Wed. April 28, 1847

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: --
Cargo: --
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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H. B. Bishop (Schooner), aground, 25 Sep 1852