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Major Anderson (Bark), U16326, aground, 1 Oct 1861

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ANDERSON, MAJOR Schooner, cargo corn, when entering Buffalo Harbor, got on the breakwater.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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The bark MAJOR ANDERSON, in attempting to make port about 7 o'clock Saturday, "smelt" bottom, and there being a strong current running out of the Creek, she was carried against the breakwater. After being lighted of a portion of her cargo, she was pulled off yesterday afternoon by the tug RELIEF.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 8, 1861

Bark MAJOR ANDERSON. U. S. No. 16326. Of 434.22 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1866

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $450
Cargo: $180
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Major Anderson (Bark), U16326, aground, 1 Oct 1861