The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Perseverance (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856

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Schooner PERSEVERANCE (C), lost main boom, gaff, foresail, and deck load of lumber, and went ashore near Oak Orchard. Lake Ontario. Got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      LAKE ONTARIO. - We clip the following from the Oswego Times, of yesterday morning: A despatch from St. Catharines, Tuesday evening, says the schooner PERSEVERANCE is on the beach four miles above Oak Orchard. Lost main-boom, fore-gaff, and fore-sail, also lost deck load.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 6, 1856

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      OFF AGAIN. - A despatch to Capt. Bagnall from Toronto, says that the schooner PERSEVERANCE has been gotten off, and is now safely moored in Oak Orchard harbor, near which she went ashore about a fortnight since.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 13, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.27422 Longitude: -78.33252
William R. McNeil
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Perseverance (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856