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Joseph Grant (Schooner), aground, 20 Jun 1857


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Schooner JOSEPH GRANT, ashore at Point Au Pelee, lightened and pulled off. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

      . . . . .

ASHORE. - We learn that the schooner GRANT, bound hither from Oswego with
a cargo of salt, ran hard ashore on Point Pellee, on Saturday night. Her captain was
deceived by a light on shore, supposing it to be a vessel's light. The tug GORE went
to her assistance yesterday. - Detroit Advertiser, 23.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, June 24, 1857

      . . . . .

      The schooner JOSEPH GRANT, which was ashore on Point Pelee, was got off by
the tug GORE, and arrived in port yesterday morning. She sustained no damage of
consequence. - Detroit Advertiser, 24.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, June 25, 1857

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3110
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Joseph Grant (Schooner), aground, 20 Jun 1857