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Baltic (Propeller), aground, 1 Aug 1954

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BALTIC Propeller, ashore on Middle Island Reef, Lake Huron, lightered and hauled off. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      A CARD
      The undersigned, Master of Steamer BALTIC, begs leave to tender his sincere
thanks to Capt. Perew, of the propeller INDIANA, Capt. Napier, of the propeller
FOREST QUEEN, and Capt. Stewart, of the steamer MICHIGAN, for their prompt and
persevering assistance, with their respective crafts, in relieving the said
BALTIC from her dangerous situation on Middle Island Reef, Lake Huron; (more
particularly to Captain Perew for remaining and assisting until the BALTIC was
again afloat,) Aug. 22nd. ultimo. The undersigned hopes that neither of the
above named gentlemen will ever need his services on a similar occasion, but in
that or any other event their kindness will be gratefully remembered.
      James M. Averill
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, September 8, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: NIL
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.19251 Longitude: -83.3272
William R. McNeil
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Baltic (Propeller), aground, 1 Aug 1954