The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Iroquois (Brig), aground, 23 Oct 1856

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Brig IROQUOIS, iron ore, ashore at Fairport, got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The brig IROQUOIS, Captain Waldron, from Ogdensburgh, with iron ore, went ashore west side of West Pier at Fairport last night. We have no news as to her condition. - Cleveland Herald, 24th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 25, 1856

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      The brig IROQUOIS has been repaired at Cleveland, says the Herald, and is gone to Fairport to re-load.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 14, 1856

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The Cleveland Herlad, of the 21st, says the brig IROQUOIS, which went ashore there with iron ore, was got off, discharged her cargo, came to Cleveland for repairs, and went again for her cargo, took on about 100 tons and was found to leak badly about the center-board box. She returned again for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 22, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $100
Cargo: $300
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Iroquois (Brig), aground, 23 Oct 1856