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Forwarder (Schooner), aground, 4 Nov 1856

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Schooner FORWARDER (C), ashore at the foot of Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      OSWEGO, Nov. 7. - It is estimated that the loss of property on Lake Ontario by the recent gale, will reach $150,000. Twenty or thirty vessels received more or less damage. Brig SAMPSON and schooner FORWARDER, are ashore below Fort Ontario, and a Lake Huron schooner at Wolf Island.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 7, 1856

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Further Effects Of The Gale - The schooner C. HARRISON is ashore at Milwaukee. The UNDINE is also ashore at Muskegon. The schooner YOUNG AMERICA is at Beaver Harbor, leaking badly. The schooner PEORIA, had her rigging and stanchions carried away by collision at Maitland. The brig SAMPSON is ashore at Fort Ontario, with a cargo of coal. The schooner FORWARDER is ashore at the same place. The schooner GEORGIANA, of Montreal, with lumber, is ashore at Port Colborne. The schooner CAROLINE is ashore near Whitby. The schooner TEMPEST is sunk inside
the river at Oswego.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 8, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
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William R. McNeil
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Forwarder (Schooner), aground, 4 Nov 1856