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Ralph Campbell (Schooner), U21179, sunk, 1 Nov 1861

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CAMPBELL, RALPH Schooner, ashore at Burlington Beach, Lake Ontario, Got off and when going into Port Dalhousie, struck the Pier and sunk. Raised.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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A dispatch to Capt. E. P. Dorr brings the following intelligence of vessels ashore from the effects of the late severe blow:
      The brig ACADIA, that was ashore at Point au Pelee, went off on the rise of water when the wind came to eastward, (crew had all left her). She went ashore again on Point au Pelee and lies high and dry.
      The schooner R. CAMPBELL, of Chicago, is ashore at Hamilton, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 5, 1861

Schooner RALPH CAMPBELL. U. S. No. 21179. Of 226.56 tons gross; 215.24 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 127.2 x 25.8 x 9.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1889

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,600
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.26629
William R. McNeil
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Ralph Campbell (Schooner), U21179, sunk, 1 Nov 1861