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Falcon (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1861

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FALCON Scow, cargo coal, ashore at Point Au Pelee.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

The scow FALCON is ashore on Pt. Pelee Island inside of Chicaloni Reef. She went ashore at the same time of the vessels already there. The prospects are that she will be got off without much damage.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 8, 1861 4-6

PASSED UP. -- The schooner FALCON, which has been ashore at Point au Pelee since last fall, has succeeded in getting off, and passed up yesterday afternoon. --- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo daily Courier
      Tuesday, May 13, 1862

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $600
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Falcon (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1861