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Lafrinier (Bark), U12063, damaged bottom, 19 Aug 1871

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Bark LAFRINIER, damaged bottom by striking a boulder at Buffalo.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      IN DRY DOCK. - The bark LAFRINIER, while being towed into the Erie Basin Saturday morning, struck a boulder, which made a visit to the dry dock necessary. She is repairing at the dock of Messrs. Mills & Walsh.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 22, 1871

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      CORRECTION. - The bark LAFRINIER did not strike a boulder in the Erie Basin as stated yesterday. She sprunk a leak coming down, and the Captain entered a protest on his arrival. She went into dry-dock to find the leak.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, August 23, 1871

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Reason: damaged bottom
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Lafrinier (Bark), U12063, damaged bottom, 19 Aug 1871