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Oleander (Brig), aground, 2 Oct 1853

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OLEANDER Brig, beached at Milwaukee, cargo corn, got off and repaired. Property loss $750
      Buffalo Express
      Jan 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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      We learn by telegraph that the brigantine OLEANDER, Capt. Green, says the
Chicago Democratic Press, which left this port on Monday last from Buffalo, with
a cargo of corn, went ashore yesterday at Kenosha. The despatch stated that she
was leaking badly and requested a vessel to be sent forward immediately.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, October 10, 1853

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The Milwaukee Sentinel says the brig OLEANDER, which went ashore in the late
gale near the government piers, having been got off, was yesterday at Wheelers
Co.'s warehouse discharging the cargo of corn with she started with from Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, October 13, 1853

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Oleander (Brig), aground, 2 Oct 1853