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N. P. Goodell (Schooner), U18468, aground, 1 Oct 1861


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GOODELL,N.P. Schooner, cargo wheat, ashore at East Sister Island, Lake Erie. Jetted 2,500 bushels.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 22, 1862
      Casualty List,1861

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The schr. N.P. GOODELL, grain loaded and bound for Buffalo, went ashore on Thursday night at East Sister, head of Lake Erie, and narrowly escaped being a total loss. The tug ECLIPSE, with steam pumps, was sent to her relief, and, after reaching her, some 4,000 bushels of her cargo were thrown overboard, when she was got afloat. She has been towed up to this port, arriving here yesterday afternoon. The extent of her injuries we have not yet ascertained.,
      Detroit Free Press
      October 6, 1861 4-6

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ON A REEF.---Capt. Snow, of the propeller CUYAHOGA reports seeing a large white schooner with blue and white signal flying, on the reef off East Sister Island. Her name could not be ascertained, and as a tug had gone to her assistance, the propeller did not stop. ----- Toledo Blade
      also
DISASTER.---The schooner N.P. GOODELL is ashore on East Sister with a cargo of wheat. The tug ECLIPSE has gone to her relief with a lighter.----Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 8, 1861

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ASHORE.---The schooner N.P. GOODELL, grain laden and bound for Buffalo, went ashore on Thursday night at East Sister, head of lake Erie, and narrowly escape being a total loss. The tug ECLIPSE, with steam pumps, was sent to her relief, and after reaching her, some 4,000 bushels of her cargo was thrown overboard, when she was got afloat. She has been towed up to this port, arriving here yesterday afternoon. The extent of her injuries we have not yet ascertained.-- - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 9, 1861

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The schr. N.P. GOODELL, which was ashore on East Sister and since towed here for repairs, has completed the same and left yesterday for Buffalo.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 10, 1861 4-3

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LEFT FOR BUFFALO.---The schooner N.P. GOODELL, which was ashore on East Sister, and since towed here for repairs, has completed the same, and left yesterday for Buffalo. --Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 15, 1861


Schooner N.P. GOODELL. U. S. No. 18468. Of 224.06 tons gross; 212.86 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1864. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 119.0 x 25.0 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     
NOTE:-- N.P. GOODELL was built 1854 NOT 1864.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4728
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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N. P. Goodell (Schooner), U18468, aground, 1 Oct 1861