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R. Winslow (Schooner), U110003, aground, 20 Aug 1871

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Schooner R. WINSLOW, aground two days at St. Clair Flats.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      VESSEL AGROUND. - The four masted schr. R.W. WINSLOW, with 58,000 bushels of corn for Buffalo onboard, ran hard aground in the St. Clair Flats Canal, on Monday night. A lighter was sent from Detroit to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, August 24, 1871

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      GOT AFLOAT. - The schooner RICHARD WINSLOW, which grounded in the St. Clair Flats Canal on Sunday night, was lightered off Tuesday afternoon, and towed to Lake Erie that night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, August 25, 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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R. Winslow (Schooner), U110003, aground, 20 Aug 1871