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Homeward Bound (Schooner), aground, 5 Aug 1871

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Schooner HOMEWARD BOUND, ashore near Oswego; lost deck load lumber; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      ASHORE. - The schr. JENNIE MULLEN, which went ashore about nine miles above Oswego in a heavy gale on Saturday night, is leaking badly. Her cargo is wet and the vessel badly damaged. She was loaded with wheat consigned to Irwin & Sloan, Oswego. On the same night and near the same spot, the schr. HOMEWARD BOUND, laden with lumber, went ashore. The tug CRUSADER pulled her off and took her into port, waterlogged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 8, 1871

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      The Stranded Vessel Near Oswego. - Capt. Mullen, owner of the JENNIE MULLEN was in Toledo Saturday, and reports that his vessel, also the HOMEWARD BOUND an another vessel, whose name he did not learn, both of which went ashore at the same time, have all been taken into Oswego for repairs. The HOMEWARD BOUND was waterlogged, but not much damaged otherwise.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, August 14, 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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Homeward Bound (Schooner), aground, 5 Aug 1871