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Monitor (Schooner), aground, 6 Oct 1862


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Schooner MONITOR, got ashore, in thick weather, near the Washington Islands, got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      OFF THE ROCKS. - The bark MONITOR, of Conneaut, Capt. Capron, was brought into port yesterday by the tug GEORGE W. WOOD. The MONITOR went on the rocks between Washington and Detroit Island, Oct. 6. She had a cargo of 800 tons of coal from Erie. Her cargo was thrown overboard to lighten her off. The bottom of the MONITOR
is badly cut up by the rocks. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 22, 1862

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $7,000
Cargo: $800
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5261
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Monitor (Schooner), aground, 6 Oct 1862