The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Africa (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1867

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Schooner AFRICA, ashore at Erie; got off.
      Marine Disasters 1867, Lake Erie
      Toledo Blade December 21, 1867

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      The schooner AFRICA, loaded with paving stones, got aground on the northeastern point of the peninsula on Friday night. The United States steamer MICHIGAN and a number of tugs, went to her assistance, and after 36 hours labor and after a part of her cargo had been taken out, succeeded in releasing her. The tugs HOME and GREEN brought her to the dock on Sunday, where she will reload and proceed to her destination.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Monday, November 4, 1867

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: paving stone
Remarks: Got off
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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Africa (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1867