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Aldebaran (Schooner), U312, lost sails &c., 1 Sep 1854

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ALDEBARAN Schooner, during a September line gale the Schooners ALDEBARAN, MELROSE, TUSCOLA, MANSFIELD, ORIENTAL and ROBERT EMMETT, and some others, lost sails and damaged rigging and spars on Lake Huron, put back in St. Clair River and repaired damages. Property loss $2,000 (all vessels)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855(casualty list)

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MORE EFFECTS OF THE LATE GALE---The ALDEBARAN has also lost nearly all her canvass.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 10, 1854
NOTE:--The gale referred to occurred on Oct. 2nd. & 3rd.

Schooner ALDEBARAN. U. S. No. 312. Of 251.35 tons gross. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1875
Schooner ALDEBARAN. U. S. No. 312. Of 251 tons gross . Built Huron, Ohio 1852 by F.D. Ketchum.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: lost sails &c.
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Aldebaran (Schooner), U312, lost sails &c., 1 Sep 1854