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Advance (Schooner), aground, 13 Oct 1871

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Schooner ADVANCE, cargo barley, ashore on Nicholson Island, Lake Ontario; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      Schooner ADVANCE, of 84 tons. Valued at $3,000, class A 2. Port of hail, Colborne. Bound from Consecon to Oswego, stranded off Wellington October 14, 1871. Cause not known.
      Statement for Wreck & Casualty, 1871
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries
      Sessional Papers, No. 5 A. 1872

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      SCHOONER ADVANCE ASHORE. - The schooner ADVANCE, bound from Consecon to this port with barley for Irwin & Sloan, went ashore Friday night on Nicholson Island. The tug WHEELER with the schooner GEORGE HENRY as lighter, and steam pumps, will be despatched from this port this afternoon to the relief of the vessel. The cargo is insured. -- Oswego Times, Oct. 16.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, October 17, 1871

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Schooner ADVANCE of 84 tons Register, built by Dexter in 1856. Owned by John Kell, of Belleville, Mariner. 72.5 x 18.5 x 6.1.
      Vessels registered Under the Imperial Act
      Port of Montreal, Province of Quebec
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of
      the Dominion of Canada, 1874

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Reason: aground
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Freight: barley
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Advance (Schooner), aground, 13 Oct 1871