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Montana (Schooner), U16340, aground, 1 Sep 1871

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Schooner MONTANA, cargo grain, ashore at Picton, Lake Ontario; lightered off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      STRANDED. - The schooner MONTANA, loaded with corn, is reported ashore three miles south of Wellington.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, September 21, 1871

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SCHOONER MONTANA. - This vessel, recently ashore at Wellington Beach, is off and at Kingston, hull not much damaged; about 5,000 bushels corn damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, September 26, 1871

Schooner MONTANA. U. S. No. 16340. Of 345.59 tons gross; 328.32 tons net. Built Clayton, N.Y. 1864. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 138.0 x 27.7 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95012 Longitude: -77.34947
William R. McNeil
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Montana (Schooner), U16340, aground, 1 Sep 1871