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Carrington (Schooner), aground, 13 Oct 1862

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Schooner CARRINGTON, cargo salt, aground on Point Au Pelee Reef, jettisoned ten tons, and got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      AGROUND. - The schooner CARRINGTON, from Kingston, C. W., bound for Chicago with a cargo of salt in bulk, ran on Point au Pelee reef, Monday morning about o'clock, was again liberated by throwing overboard some ten tons of that
commodity without any further serious injury, aside from the loss of a few lines. She passed up yesterday in tow of the tug J.A. MASTERS. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 16, 1862

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $150
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Carrington (Schooner), aground, 13 Oct 1862