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Odd Fellow (Brig), aground, 1 Dec 1854

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ODD FELLOW Brig, lost near Mackinaw, Lake Huron, cargo of wheat. Property loss $23,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      LOSS OF THE BRIG "ODD FELLOW" -- A telegraph received yesterday morning, states that the brig ODD FELLOW, bound from Kenosha to this port, with a cargo of wheat to G.W. Rogers & Co., was wrecked near Mackinaw last week. Vessel and cargo will be a total loss. The captain and crew were all saved.
The ODD FELLOW was owned by Wm. O. Brown, of this city, and was not insured. She was an old vessel and was valued at $6,000
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 5, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $17,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
William R. McNeil
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Odd Fellow (Brig), aground, 1 Dec 1854