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Halifax (Brig), aground, 5 Dec 1854

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HALIFAX Brig, ashore at Port Ontario, Lake Ontario, reported total loss. Property loss $10,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The brig HALIFAX, of St. Catharines, with a cargo of flour for Sacketts Harbor, is ashore at Port Ontario, and will be a total wreck.
      The democracy, Buffalo
      Saturday, December 9, 1854

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      The Oswego Journal learns that the schooner HALIFAX, with 2,800 bbls. flour from Toronto, anchored off Little Sandy Creek, Sunday night, and rode out the gale till Tuesday night, when she went ashore, after losing her deck load. The crew were saved, but some of them were badly frost-bitten.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, December 11, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.56674 Longitude: -76.18798
William R. McNeil
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Halifax (Brig), aground, 5 Dec 1854