The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Caroline Ames (Schooner), aground, 24 Jun 1853

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AMES, CAROLINE Schooner, beached near Dover, Lake Erie, cargo salt lost, vessel got off. Property loss $4,000
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

NOTE : later became the Schooner EMMA

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QUICK WORK. - The schooner CAROLINE AMES, which went ashore near Long Point, some time since, with a cargo of salt, and filled, was abandoned by her owners to the Underwriters, and by them sold to Mr. E.K. Bruce of this city, has been got off and brought into port. She was pumped out by a rotary steam pump belonging to Messrs. Fox & Bruce in just fifteen minutes under the supervision of Capt. B.F. Davison.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, July 19, 1853

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.7834 Longitude: -80.19966
William R. McNeil
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Caroline Ames (Schooner), aground, 24 Jun 1853