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Meridian (Schooner), aground, 15 Sep 1862


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Schooner MERIDIAN, cargo shingles, aground at Point Au Barques, Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      The schooner MERIDIAN, owned we believe at Port Huron, run on Point au Barque reef last Monday evening at seven o'clock, and in all probability will become a total wreck. She is loaded with shingle bolts bound for Cleveland. She lies in a very precarious situation, and is full of water. The captain of her has arrived here in quest of a tug to go to her relief. She is uninsured. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, September 22, 1862


      The tug DISPATCH has been chartered to go to the relief of the schooner MERIDIAN, ashore at Point au Barque. She has received no serious damage as yet, and it is thought probable she may be got off. --- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 23, 1862


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: shingles
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5096
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Meridian (Schooner), aground, 15 Sep 1862