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Antelope (Schooner), aground, 10 Nov 1860

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Schooner ANTELOPE, ashore at Oakville, Lake Ontario. Got off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO.- By telegraph to Capt. E.P. Dorr, we learn that the following vessels are ashore at Oakville, Canada. It must have been a heavy gale from N.E., Friday and Saturday night, barometer standing at 29 degrees. We shall doubtless hear of many more disasters.
      Ashore at Oakville - Brig GEM, of Kingston, Canada; schooner GREAT WESTERN, of Hamilton, Canada; schooner ANTELOPE, of Hamilton; schooner WESTERN MILLER, of Bronte, Canada; schooner O.V. BRAINARD, Oswego. We have no further particulars
Assistance has been sent to them.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 10, 1860

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      GOT OFF. - The schooner ANTELOPE, that went ashore at Oakville, C.W., last week, was got off by the tug E.P. DORR, that went down from here to aid her.
      The schooners GEM and O.V. BRAINARD, that were also ashore at the same place, would probably be got off at once as contracts for so doing had been made.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 19, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.45011 Longitude: -79.68292
William R. McNeil
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Antelope (Schooner), aground, 10 Nov 1860