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Ocean (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1857

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Brig OCEAN, stranded on a rock in Lake Ontario. Property loss $3,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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      Brig OCEAN, sunk by striking a rock in Lake Ontario. Property loss $3,000.
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty List for 1857

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      A letter dated Hamilton, Sept 21., says the brig OCEAN struck a rock 12 miles below Kingston a few days ago, and sunk. A pump will be sent to her assistance today by Messrs. Bagnell & Dobbins. She is worth about $6,000 and owned by Henry Waters of Chatham. She had a cargo of timber bound down.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, September 24, 1857

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Raised ?
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Ocean (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1857