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Dolphin (Schooner), aground & waterlogged, 1 Sep 1861

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DOLPHIN Schooner, cargo staves, struck on Stoney Island, near Malden and became waterlogged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      The schooner DOLPHIN, bound from Chatham to Clayton with a cargo of staves, struck on Stoney Island, this side of Malden, doing a sufficient damage to cause her to leak badly. The steamer CLARA has gone to her relief with a steam pump, and will bring her to this city for repairs. The DOLPHIN hails from Port Dover, C. W. --- Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, September 16, 1861

GOT OFF. -- The Canadian schooner DOLPHIN, which grounded on Stoney Island, has with the aid of a steam pump and the steamer CLARA, been got off and towed up to dry dock. She has received serious injury in her bottom, causing her to leak badly, and will have to go into dock for repairs. --- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, September 18, 1861

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Reason: aground & waterlogged
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Freight: staves
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
William R. McNeil
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Dolphin (Schooner), aground & waterlogged, 1 Sep 1861