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Ralph Campbell (Schooner), U21179, aground, 21 Oct 1858

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Schooner RALPH CAMPBELL, cargo of lumber, ashore on Middle Island, got off. Island, got off. Property loss $280
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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The schooner RALPH CAMPBELL struck a reef at Middle Island on the 21st, ult, damaging the vessel to the extent of about $150. Her deck load of lumber had to be thrown overboard, a further loss of about $80. - Chicago Tribune, Friday.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, November 17, 1858

Schooner RALPH CAMPBELL. U. S. No. 21179. Of 226.56 tons gross; 215.24 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 127.2 x 25.8 x 9.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1889

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $150
Cargo: $80
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.19251 Longitude: -83.3272
William R. McNeil
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Ralph Campbell (Schooner), U21179, aground, 21 Oct 1858