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Dunkirk (Propeller), U6101, aground, 1 Sep 1862

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Propeller DUNKIRK, ran on a reef off the Clay Banks, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      The propeller DUNKIRK, on her recent passage up from Buffalo, ran on the reef off the Claybanks, but was afterwards got off by the assistance of the MORNING STAR. She has been towed up as far as Malden, and will doubtless be brought up to this port for repairs. - Detroit Advertiser
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, September 22, 1862

Screw DUNKIRK. U. S. No. 6101. Of 542 tons. Built Ohio City, Ohio 1853. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. Disposition:-- Abandoned 1878
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $550
Cargo: $1,140
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Dunkirk (Propeller), U6101, aground, 1 Sep 1862