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Star (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861

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STAR Schooner, cargo, scrap iron and grindstones and etc., ashore at Sturgeon Point, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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      The Canadian schooner STAR, from Cleveland to Buffalo, loaded with grindstones, scrap iron and black walnut gun-stocks, has been ashore and full of water for several days, at Biddle's Bay, Lake Erie. She had been stripped of her sails, rigging, anchors and chains. Tuesday night the tug E.P. DORR, with a steam pump and lighter, went to her, pumped her out and brought her into this port yesterday morning. She has discharged her cargo and gone into dry dock for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 22, 1861

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $200
Freight: Grindstones &c.
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.69089 Longitude: -79.04754
William R. McNeil
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Star (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861