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Traveler (Schooner), U24160, aground, 18 Apr 1848

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Schooner TRAVELLER, during the gale of April 18th.,1848, vessel went ashore near Saginaw River, Lake Huron, with no cargo. Got off and repaired. Damage $1,000.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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      There was a report yesterday that the schooner TRAVELLER, ashore at Sandusky, had gone to pieces. There were other and conflicting reports, but it is probable that this is correct. We learn that she was insured.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, May 15, 1848

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      The schooner TRAVELLER, reported wrecked, has been got off, and is now loading at Saginaw for Chicago. We learn she sustained some considerable damage.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, May 22, 1848

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.64697 Longitude: -83.85053
William R. McNeil
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Traveler (Schooner), U24160, aground, 18 Apr 1848