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Eagle (Schooner), aground, 12 Nov 1852

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EAGLE Schooner, wrecked near Grand River, cargo wheat, one man lost. Property loss $13,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Dec. 25, 1852

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      EAGLE Schooner, ashore at mouth of Welland Canal, a total wreck.
      Toronto Globe
      Nov. 18, 1852

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      We learn by private dispatch that the schr. EAGLE, of this place, was lost on Friday night (11/5), on the lee side of Grand River. Vessel and cargo a total loss. One of the crew was drowned. Capt. Finefield was 6 hours in the rigging before he succeeded in getting ashore.
      Sandusky Commercial Advertiser
      November 11, 1852 2-1

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      At the mouth of the Welland Canal, the schooner EAGLE, Capt. Finfield, with a cargo of 8,000 bushels of wheat, for Oswego, is ashore -- vessel and cargo a total loss. One man was lost from the EAGLE, and the rest of the crew were rescued after great exposure and suffering.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 15, 1852

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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
William R. McNeil
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Eagle (Schooner), aground, 12 Nov 1852