The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Arctic (Bark), aground, 1 Aug 1869

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ARCTIC Bark, cargo grain, on Middle Sister, Lake Erie; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The schr. ARCTIC (Canadian) is ashore on the Middle Sister, and the tug GRANT was to leave Detroit for her assistance during the night of the 25th. The ARCTIC was bound to Kingston from Toledo, her cargo consisting of 14,000 bu. wheat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 27, 1869 3-3

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The Canadian bark ARCTIC, which ran ashore on the Middle Sister, and was relieved by the tug GRANT, was towed to Detroit on Sunday, having sprung a leak. She will go into Clark's drydock for repairs immediately. Her cargo will doubtless be considerably damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 31, 1869 3-3

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Freight: grain
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William R. McNeil
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Arctic (Bark), aground, 1 Aug 1869