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Major Anderson (Bark), U16326, aground, 1 Oct 1869


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ANDERSON, MAJOR Bark, ashore at Point Au Pelee; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall



Barque MAJOR ANDERSON, of Chicago, and seven years old, bound from Cleveland to Chicago, on November 5,1869, vessel ran ashore off the Light at Point Pelee Island. After 3 days pounding on rock, towed off in a sinking condition by the tug MAGNET. No lives lost.
      Statement of Wreck and Casualties, during the years 1868 & 1869
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Sessional Papers, (No. 11) A, 1870
     

Bark MAJOR ANDERSON. U. S. No. 16326. Of 434.22 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1866


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7857
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Major Anderson (Bark), U16326, aground, 1 Oct 1869