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Syracuse (Schooner), aground, 4 Dec 1854

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SYRACUSE Schooner, ashore at point Au Pelee, jetted R. R. iron. Property loss $ 8,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The schooner SYRACUSE, bound from Oswego with a cargo of railroad iron went ashore at Point au Pelee on Monday. No particulars.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, December 6, 1854

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The SYRACUSE, which was on Point au Pelee, has been got off, after throwing 200 tons of railroad iron overboard. The iron was shipped for the use of the Oakland and Ottawa Railroad. The vessel will be brought here as soon as the weather will allow.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, December 12, 1854

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Reason: aground
Freight: R.R.Iron
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Syracuse (Schooner), aground, 4 Dec 1854