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King Sisters (Schooner), aground, 24 Aug 1871

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Schooner KING SISTERS, ashore at Point Au Pelee; lightered off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      ASHORE. - The schrs. DELAWARE and KING SISTERS, upward bound, are reported
ashore at Point au Pelee, below the Dummy. The latter vessel is said to be well out. Assistance has been sent from Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, August 28, 1871

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      SCHR. KING SISTERS OFF. - The schooner KING SISTERS, which went ashore on
Thursday night at Point au Pelee during the thick weather, has been got off by the tug STRANGER, and proceeded on her voyage. The principal damage sustained is the loss of an anchor, and possibly some slight damage to her hull.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 29, 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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King Sisters (Schooner), aground, 24 Aug 1871