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William Raynor (Schooner), U26673, aground, 27 Apr 1857

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WILLIAM RAYNOR, Schooner (C), cargo wheat and flour, went ashore at Oswego. Property loss $1,800
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (casualty list)

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      OSWEGO, April 28. - The schooner WILLIAM RAYNOR, with a cargo of wheat and flour from Toronto to this port, went ashore last night, below the East Pier. The sea made a clean breach over the vessel and the deck load of flour was washed overboard.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, April 28, 1857

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      A gale on Lake Ontario on Monday from the west, and we learn from the Rochester Union that the stmr. MAPLE LEAF remained in port, and that the NIAGARA due that evening did not arrive. There were no disasters, as far as heard, except that the schooner WILLIAM RAYNOR went ashore at Oswego, and lost a deck load of flour.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 29, 1857 2 - 5

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat & flour
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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William Raynor (Schooner), U26673, aground, 27 Apr 1857