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Bay City (Brig), U2135, aground, 7 Oct 1858

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Brig BAY CITY, cargo grain, ran on Point Pelee Reef; was pulled off. Property loss $100.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      ACCIDENT TO THE BRIG "BAY CITY." -- This vessel, bound down loaded with grain, ran on Point au Pelee reef yesterday afternoon about 2 o'clock. The propeller SUSQUEHANNA, Capt. Keith, bound from Dunkirk to this port, came up a short time after and succeeded in getting her off without any material damage. - Det. Adv.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 9, 1858

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Brig BAY CITY. U. S. No. 2135. Of 306,23 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Bay City (Brig), U2135, aground, 7 Oct 1858