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Twin Brothers (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1856

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TWIN BROTHER Schooner, iron ore, ashore on Lake ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      DISASTERS. - The schooner TWIN BROTHER is ashore at Niagara Point, Niagara
River. She is freighted with blooms, as we understand.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 15, 1856

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      The schooner TWIN BROTHERS, on Niagara Reef, is probably much injured. She has been scuttled and is reported as lying easy. Her cargo is iron ore and blooms for K. Sherman, of this city. The vessel is owned by H.N. Gates. Both vessel and cargo insured. At latest advices, nothing has been done for her. - Cleveland Herald, 17.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 18, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $8,000
Cargo: $184
Freight: iron ore
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Twin Brothers (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1856