The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
A. Buckingham (Schooner), U386, aground, 1 Sep 1854

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BUCKINGHAM Schooner, ashore on Long Point, Lake Erie, jettisoned cargo of salt to get off. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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SCHOONER ASHORE.---Several captains of vessels, who arrived on Saturday, report the schooner A. BUCKINGHAM, which was bound for Toledo with a cargo of salt, ashore on Long Point. The tug Wm. PECK left on Saturday evening for Grand River, and would make the attempt to pull her off.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Saturday, September 25, 1854

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The Tug Wm. PECK in hauling off the schooner J.W. ROSS from Long Point, broke all her hawsers, and was therefore unable to offer any assistance to the BUCKINGHAM
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, September 25, 1854

Schooner A. BUCKINGHAM. U. S. No. 386. Of 286.0 tons gross. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1853 by A. Gilnore. Sunk in Saginaw Bay, 1870, a total loss
      Herman Runge List
Schooner A. BUCKINGHAM. U. S. No. 386. Of 205.41 tons gross. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. Listed as lost, 1876.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1876

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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A. Buckingham (Schooner), U386, aground, 1 Sep 1854