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Isabella (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1854

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ISABELLA Brig, ashore at Fairport, Lake Erie. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

The schooner NAVIGATOR, Clawson, Master, broached at Michigan Harbor, and is full of water. She is fully insured, The schooner F.C. WILLIAMS, Bone, was run into by the steamer WESTERN WORLD, at Buffalo, and sunk, She was loaded with coal. The HARRIET ROSS was ashore at Point Abino, but was sound. Schooner ISABELLA, owned by M.B. Scott, laden with 2,000 barrels of salt, went ashore, Tuesday, near Dunkirk; insured for $5,000. The new steamer ILLINOIS, reported wrecked, is safe.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      Friday, September 22, 1854
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ASHORE.---In the gale of Tuesday, the Brig ISABELLA, owned by M.B. Scott, of this city, and laden with 2,000 bbls. of salt, went ashore near Dunkirk. She was insured in the Commercial Nutual, of Cleveland, for $5,000----Cleveland Herald
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Saturday, September 23, 1854

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The Brig ISABELLA, which was ashore near Fairport, not Dunkirk, as reported yesterday, has been got off but little damaged, and is now in Fairport. The lower tier of salt in her is damaged. --- Cleveland Herald
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, September 25, 1854

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The schooner ISABELLA, which went ashore near Fairport, was towed to this port today, by the propeller OHIO. ---- Cleveland Herald
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, September 27, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Isabella (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1854