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Welland (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1860

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Schooner WELLAND, ashore at Presqu'Isle, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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The schooner COLERAINE is reported ashore on the rocks near Brockville. A white barque, name unknown, is ashore at Cedar Island. The barque S.D. WOODRUFF is sunk at Cobourg. The schooner WELLAND is ashore at Presque Isle. The barque CLEVELAND, bound from Chicago to this port with wheat, is ashore on one of the islands below Kingston. The barque FONTANELLE is ashore at Fox Island, near Cape Vincent. The schooner SARAH, Capt. Braund, is ashore near Kingston. The schooner MARY, of St. Catharines, is ashore at Timber Island. The barque CLAYTON is in the Welland Canal, consequently she did not go ashore down the lake, as reported by us yesterday.
      Oswego Commercial Times
      Wed., November 18, 1860

      We are informed by Capt. Vin't Bidwell, of the Aetna Insurance Co., who has just returned from a tour around Lake Ontario, of the condition of the vessels that were disabled by recent gales, as follows: - Schooner WELLAND, at Presque Isle, vessel in three feet water, with purchases rigged to haul her off with a very
little expense. Waiting for a sea to float her.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 8, 1860

Schooner WELLAND. Of 153 tons. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1847, by Louis Shickluna. Became American in 1868 with U. S. No. 26897.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Got off
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Welland (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1860