The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Curlew (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1871

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Scow CURLEW, cargo supplies, ashore at Port Hope; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      The scow CURLEW, which cleared from Detroit a fed days since for Port Hope, was lying alongside of the dock at that place when the storm came up. Her line parted, and in a few minutes afterwards she was piled on the beach. She will probably prove a total loss. Her crew were saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, November 17, 1871

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SCOW CURLEW. - The tug G.E. BROCKAWAY was to leave Port Huron Thursday
afternoon with a steam pump, to attempt the rescue of the scow CURLEW, ashore at Port Hope.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, November 25, 1871

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Reason: aground
Freight: supplies
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
William R. McNeil
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Curlew (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1871