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Ontonagon (Schooner), aground, 3 Jul 1858


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Schooner ONTONAGON, cargo of wheat, ashore at Presqu'Isle, put 1,500 bushels into a scow and got off. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Commecial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

      . . . . .

      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.
      The schooner ONTONAGON, with a cargo of wheat, got on the same day near
Presque Isle. After lighting some 1,500 bushels on a scow which fortunately came
along, she was got off with but little damage. - Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, July 10, 1858



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3631
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ontonagon (Schooner), aground, 3 Jul 1858