The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Baltic (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1861

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BALTIC Steamer, cargo flour and grain, ashore in the Detroit River. Got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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ASHORE.---We learn by private dispatch from Detroit, dated this morning, that the propeller NICOLET, laden with grain, is ashore at Rondeau. The BALTIC is also ashore, listed over, on Stoney Island, Detroit River.---We have no further particulars.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 31, 1861

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HARD AGROUND. -- The propeller BALTIC, bound from Detroit to this port, lies hard aground at Stoney Island, west side of Malden. She left Detroit Monday evening, deep loaded. A portion of her cargo will have to be lighted from her before she can be got afloat.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, November 1, 1861

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      GOT OFF WITHOUT DAMAGE. -- The propeller BALTIC aground near Bois Blanc Island, has been got off without damage, and is laying at Malden, awaiting more favorable weather to proceed to Buffalo. --- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 2, 1861

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $70
Cargo: $70
Freight: flour & grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
William R. McNeil
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Baltic (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1861