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Cape Horn (Schooner), U4345, aground, 3 Jul 1858

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Schooner CAPE HORN, cargo of corn, ashore on Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron, got off after about 1,000 bushels jettisoned. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Commecial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      AGROUND. - On the 3rd. of July, the schooner CAPE HORN, loaded with corn, ran on the point above Presque Isle, Lake Huron, in a fog. After throwing overboard some 2,000 bushels, she was got off and came along down. She sustained no damage of consequence. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, July 10, 1858

Schooner CAPE HORN. U. S. No. 4345. Of 202.93 tons gross; 192.79 tons net. Built Hurton, O., 1857. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 121.4 x 215.4 x 9.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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Cape Horn (Schooner), U4345, aground, 3 Jul 1858