The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Caroline (Brig), aground, 1 Oct 1854

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CAROLINE Brig, on Chickenola reef, head of Lake Erie. Jettisoned R. R. iron. Property loss $6,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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BRIG "CAROLINE" ASHORE.---A telegraph dispatch received yesterday morning, informs us that the brig CAROLINE, bound from this port to Chicago, with a cargo of railroad iron, went ashore on Point au Pelee Island. She had sunk and was full of water. Unless she received assistance immediately, she would probably go to pieces.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 17, 1854

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      BRIG CAROLINE---Captain Palmer, Marine Inspector, has chartered the steamer MOHAWK, and left Detroit on Tuesday evening, with a steam pump, for the Brig CAROLINE. We have already referred to her being ashore at Point au Pelee Island.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, October 19, 1854

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      The brig CAROLINE, which has been ashore on Point au Pelee Island, was towed into Detroit on Saturday, by the steam tug HAMILTON MORTON, and was discharging her cargo. The extent of her damage, we have not ascertained.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, October 25, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: R.R.Iron
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Caroline (Brig), aground, 1 Oct 1854