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Miami (Schooner), U16312, aground, 23 Oct 1867

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Schooner MIAMI, ashore at Morgan's Point, Lake Erie; cargo damaged.
      Marine Disasters 1867, Lake Erie
      Toledo Blade December 21, 1867

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      We learn by a dispatch to Capt. E.P. Dorr, that the schr. MIAMI went ashore last night on Morgan's Pt. A tug and lighter have been sent to her aid.
      Capt. Dorr has received the following dispatch, dated:
      Port Colborne, October 24.
      The schr. MIAMI is in, all right.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 24, 1867 3-3

      MARINE ITEMS. - The schooner MIAMI from Chicago to Port Colborne went ashore on the 23d at Morgan's Point. She will probably be got off without difficulty.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Saturday, October 26, 1867

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      The schr. MIAMI went ashore on Morgan's Pt. about 10:00 or 11:00 of last night in a thick fog. She was lighted about 300 or 400 bushels. The tug brought her in about 11:00 without any injury. She is to discharge at the elevator.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 25, 1867 3-5

Schooner MIAMI. U. S. No. 16312. Of 248.16 tons gross. Home port, Bay City, Mich
      List of Merchant Vessels, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.856111 Longitude: -79.345555
William R. McNeil
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Miami (Schooner), U16312, aground, 23 Oct 1867