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Ontonagon (Schooner), leak, 1 Nov 1858

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Schooner ONTONAGON, cargo of oats and peas, etc., arrived at Toledo in a leaky condition, having struck a rock near Bass Island, discharged cargo and proceeded to detroit for repairs. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

      . . . . .

      The schooner ONTONAGON, of Oswego, in going through the "Middle Passage,"
Lake Erie, struck on a shoal. She succeeded in getting off and ran into Toledo and
discharged her cargo there, and last night arrived at this port, where she will go into
dry dock. Her damages are not very serious. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 25, 1858

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: oats & peas
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.68338 Longitude: -82.81241
William R. McNeil
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Ontonagon (Schooner), leak, 1 Nov 1858