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Virginia (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1854

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VIRGINIA Schooner, ashore at Cleveland. Property loss $800
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      The following marine items we received by Telegraph last evening, from Cleveland.---The schooner VIRGINIA, Capt. Williams, bound up in ballast, went ashore last evening at 7 o'clock, west of the West pier, at Cleveland. The crew were saved. The vessel will be badly damaged should the gale continue in violence.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 5, 1854

The schooner VIRGINIA went ashore on Monday night, about 10 P. M. In her effort to make the pier in the darkness and storm, she stranded a little west of the OMAH, beaching high and dry. The crew saved. She belongs at Oswego. Will probably be got off without damage.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      Wednesday, December 6, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Virginia (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1854