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Northampton (Brig), aground, 26 Jun 1853

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NORTHAMPTON Brig, beached near Two Rivers, Lake Michigan, got off and repaired. Property loss $900
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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VESSEL ASHORE. - The Chicago Journal says that the brig NORTHAMPTON parted chains, and went ashore in a squall last Sunday morning. She was loading lumber at Two Rivers, and had got in about eighty thousand feet. She will probably be got off without much damage.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, July 2, 1853

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      IN THE DRY DOCK. - The brig NORTHAMPTON, of Buffalo, is in the Dry Dock at Chicago, repairing the damages she received while ashore at Two Rivers recently It will require about two weeks to put her in complete order. The damage done to her hull is estimated at $1,000. She is being thoroughly re-caulked, and having several new stanchions put in.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, July 14, 1853

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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Northampton (Brig), aground, 26 Jun 1853