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Cambria (Schooner), lost deck load, 3 Oct 1854

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CAMBRIA Schooner, jettisoned deck load of staves, Lake Erie. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The schooner CAMBRIA from Trenton, with a cargo of staves, when off Erie in the
gale, lost part of her deck load, and threw over the remainder, in all some 15,000.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, October 6, 1854

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THE GALE. - The schooner CAMBRIA, with a cargo of staves, from Trenton bound
to this port, was obliged to come to anchor under the Erie Peninsula during the gale
Tuesday night. Her deck load was swept away. She experienced no further damage.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 6, 1854

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Reason: lost deck load
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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Cambria (Schooner), lost deck load, 3 Oct 1854