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Nicaragua (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1861

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NICARAUGUA Schooner, cargo wheat, ashore near Morgans Point, Lake Erie. Lighted and got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861

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ASHORE. -- The schooner NICARAGUA is ashore at Morgan's Point, she is loaded with wheat. The tug I. W. VERNER went to her assistance, but could not get her off in some two feet of water. She is also making some water, and is bumping on the rocks.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 4, 1861

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The schooner NICARAUGA which went ashore some days since above Port Colborne, has been got off by the use of one of Capt. Dorr's marine pumps, and was towed here this morning by the tug DORR. Her hull is badly damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 7, 1861

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,800
Cargo: $11,300
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.856111 Longitude: -79.345555
William R. McNeil
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Nicaragua (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1861