The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Globe (Bark), aground, 10 Nov 1854

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GLOBE Barque, ashore at Port Bruce, Lake Erie. Property loss $10,000.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The Canadian Barque GLOBE, of 232 tons burthen, with a cargo of rairroad ties, went ashore during Friday night near Port Bruce, on the other side of this lake The Barque is a total wreck, and was we understand, insured.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 15, 1854

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Capt. Dobbin, who returned yesterday from Port Burwell, gives the following marine items:- The Canadian barque GLOBE, which we reported, a few days since, as being ashore at Port Bruce, with a cargo of railroad ties, has gone to piece and is an entire wreck.
The brig BURLINGTON, which had been sent to the assistance of the GLOBE, and is bringing away her cargo, or as much of it as could be saved, has also gone ashore, and would prove a total wreck.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 22, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: railroad ties
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -81.01642
William R. McNeil
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Globe (Bark), aground, 10 Nov 1854