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Freeman (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1860


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Schooner FREEMAN, ashore near Point Au Pelee. Got off
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

      . . . . .

      A VESSEL GOT OFF. - The Detroit Advertiser says: Tug OSWEGO, Capt. Kimball, arrived Saturday morning with the schooner FREEMAN in tow, having been successful in rescueing her from the beach below Point au Pelee. Her damages are not as serious as at first apprehended. She has gone into Campbell's & Owen's dry dock for repairs.
The FREEMAN was high and dry on shore, which rendered the chances of her removal rather doubtful, but with the OSWEGO it was a mere matter of time, and, as on former occasions, "Captain Joe" was bound to bring in what he went after.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, October 30, 1860


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,200
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2232
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Freeman (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1860