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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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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Major Anderson (Bark), U16326, aground, 1 Oct 1869