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Avon (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1861

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AVON Propeller, cargo corn, ashore at Long Point, Lake Ontario, Got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List 1861

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      Kingston, Canada, Sept.11, 1861
To E.P. Dorr:
Propeller AKRON (sic) Canadian is ashore at Long Point, Lake Ontario, Canadian side. She is loaded with a cargo of corn. Have sent tug and assistance to her.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 13, 1961

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      Kingston, Canada, Sept.14, 1861
To E.P. Dorr:
The Propeller AVON is coming into the harbor in tow of the HERCULES.
      J. Doyle
It will be recollected that this propeller was ashore, loaded with corn, on Long Point, Lake Ontario. She has been got off as above stated by the steamer HERCULES. (editor)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 15, 1861

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.933888 Longitude: -76.892777
William R. McNeil
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Avon (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1861