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Prairie State (Propeller), aground, 4 Jun 1862

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PRAIRIE STATE Propeller, ran aground, in a fog, at Four Mile Point, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1863. Casualty List, 1862

ASHORE. -- During a heavy fog on the morning of the 4th inst., the propeller MOIRA, of Bellville, C. W., ran ashore half a mile west of Oswego harbor, was pulled off by three tugs, and sustained no damage. Expense for tugs $50. Also the propeller PRAIRIE STATE, of the N. T. Co's line, of Cleveland, ran ashore on Four Mile Point, east of the harbor. Lightened off; sustained no damage. Expense $75. -- Chicago Journal.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, June 10, 1862

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $200
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.182222 Longitude: -76.524444
William R. McNeil
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Prairie State (Propeller), aground, 4 Jun 1862