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William Black (Schooner), struck pier, 10 Nov 1854

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BLACK, WILLIAM Schooner, damaged on pier at Port Burwell. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The Canadian schooner WILLIAM BLACK with a cargo of butt staves, also went ashore during Friday night at Port Burwell. She was got off though considerable injured and will come to this port to go into dry dock for repairs. She is owned in Hamilton, C. W.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 15, 1854

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The British schooners WILLIAM BLACK and FORWARDER were ashore at Port Burwell, but have been got off. -- Buffalo Express.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      Saturday, November 18, 1854

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The Canadian schooner Wm. BLACK, which went ashore at Port Burwell, last week, will come here, first fair wind, for repairs.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 22, 1854

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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
William R. McNeil
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William Black (Schooner), struck pier, 10 Nov 1854