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Jura (Schooner), U13476, aground, 1 May 1862

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JURA Schooner, cargo coal, ashore at the Clay Banks, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List, 1862

ASHORE. -- We learn from capt. Dorr, that the schooner JURA, of Milan, Ohio, from Cleveland to Upper Lakes, loaded with coal, is ashore at Clay Banks, below Detroit River. Extent of damage not known.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, May 24, 1862
      Schooner JURA, the Milan vessel which has been ashore the past few days near the Clay Banks, has been got afloat without any serious damage whatever. She will, however, go into dry dock at this port, before proceeding further westward, to ascertain the true condition of her hull. --- Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo daily Courier
      Wednesday, May 28, 1862
COMPLETED HER REPAIRS. -- The schooner JURA, which has been undergoing repairs here from being ashore down near the Clay Banks, completed the same last evening, and has left for Chicago. The expense attending her disaster, including everything, amounts to $1,200, or thereabouts. --- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, May 30, 1862
Schooner JURA. U. S. No. 13476. Of 227.71 tons gross. Built Milan, O., 1862. Home port, Huron, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $1,200
Freight: coal
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Jura (Schooner), U13476, aground, 1 May 1862