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Cortlandt (Brig), aground, 19 Sep 1856


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Brig COURTLAND, wheat, ashore on Bois Blanc Island Lake Michigan (sic), damaged 500 bushels
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The effects of the late gale appear to have been quite disastrous. It is reported that
between 20 and 30 vessels are ashore on Lake Michigan. The brig COURTLAND is
reported ashore on Bois Blanc Island, with a cargo of wheat.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, September 23, 1856

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Cargo: $300
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2533
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cortlandt (Brig), aground, 19 Sep 1856