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Norman (Bark), aground, 1 Nov 1856

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Bark NORMAN, cargo wheat, ashore at False Cut, Long Point, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The bark NORMAN is ashore at False Cut, Long Point, with a cargo of grain for this port. This is the Bark supposed first to have been the E. C. L.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 25, 1856

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      GOT OFF. - Captain Fortier arrived here yesterday with the bark NORMAN, which went ashore at Long Point last fall with a large cargo of wheat. She was unloaded, gotten off, and brought in via Chippewa. Captain Fortier informs us that about half her cargo will be saved in good condition.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, May 5, 1857

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $10,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Norman (Bark), aground, 1 Nov 1856