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J. A. McDonald (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861

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McDONALD, J.A. Schooner, cargo wheat, aground at the head of the Lachine Rapids, St.Lawrence River.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      . . . . .

      VESSELS ASHORE.---Capt. E.P. Dorr received a despatch this morning, which stated that the following vessels are ashore at the head of the Lachine Rapids, Montreal :
Schooners, JAS. McDONALD, ELLEN BAXTER, MINERVA COOK, loaded with wheat,
and the schooner ARCTIC, loaded with peas. No further particulars.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 14, 1861

      . . . . .

E.P. Dorr, Buffalo Montreal. Nov.16.
      Schrs. JOHN A. McDONALD and MINERVA COOK are off and in the Canal. Cargo uninjured.
      Buffalo Commecial Advertiser
      November 17, 1861

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $140
Cargo: $200
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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J. A. McDonald (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861