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Beaver (Brig), aground, 1 Nov 1856

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Brig BEAVER (C), ashore at Braddock's Point, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      BRIG BEAVER OFF SHORE. - The Rochester Union of yesterday, says the Brig BEAVER, Which went ashore at Braddock's Point, one night last week, by derangement of her compass, was got off yesterday morning. Her cargo of R. R. iron was taken off, and she was easily pumped out.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 13, 1856

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NOTE :-- S.D. WOODRUFF (C) 381 tons, built Quebec by Dubord in 1850. Owned by J. & J. Abbey, Home port Port Robinson. Vlaued at $9,500, classed A 2. -- Remarks -- Formerly brig BEAVER, thoroughly rebuilt and lengthened in '58, flat.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Cargo: $200
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: rebuilt S.D. WOODRUFF
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.32145 Longitude: -77.72251
William R. McNeil
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Beaver (Brig), aground, 1 Nov 1856