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Louis Shickluna (Schooner), aground, 24 Nov 1857

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SHICKLUNA, LOUIS Schooner, cargo wheat, ashore near Morgan's Point, Lake Erie; lightened and got off, and towed to Port Robinson for repairs. Property loss $12,500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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SHICKLUNA, LOUIS Schooner, ashore near Port Colborne, with cargo of wheat. Property loss $7,500.
      Chicago Daily Press
      1857 Casualty List

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The storm of Tuesday night proved disastrous to the shipping on Lake Erie. The wind blew a perfect gale, and the air was filled with snow. The following named vessels, bound for this port, were driven ashore: . . . . .
      The schooner SHICKLUNA, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore on the Canada side, seven miles above Port Colborne, with six feet of water in her hold. She will probably prove a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 27, 1857

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.856111 Longitude: -79.345555
William R. McNeil
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Louis Shickluna (Schooner), aground, 24 Nov 1857