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L. B. Nichols (Schooner), U48195, aground, 12 Apr 1856

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Schooner L.B. NICHOLS, cargo cedar posts, ashore near Milwaukee
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty List)

      . . . . .

      THE GALE OF SATURDAY.- A large number of vessels put into the harbor for
shelter on Saturday, and we have two or three disasters to record.
The schooner ARGO, of this port, went ashore on the South Point, not far from
the wreck of the ALLEGANY. She was high and dry at evening without having
received any great injury.
The schooner L.B. NICHOLS, of Kenosha, loaded with ceder posts, went ashore
south of the Government Pier - will be got off. - Milwaukee Sent. 14th. (part)
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 18, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Freight: cedar posts
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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L. B. Nichols (Schooner), U48195, aground, 12 Apr 1856