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Sardis Burchard (Schooner), U23104, aground, 18 Apr 1848

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BURCHARD, SARDIS Schooner, aground on Cedar Point, Lake Erie April 18th. 1848, in a gale, full cargo of wheat and flour from Sandusky for Buffalo - no damage to cargo.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      SCHOONER BURCHARD. - The schooner SARDIS BURCHARD, which went ashore during the gale near Sandusky, we learn by a telegraphic despatch received by her owner, Mr. G.W. Tift, this morning, from the captain, sustained no injury. She will probably be got off after taking out the cargo. Insured for $6,000 in the North Western Company.
      Buffalo Republic
      Thursday, April 20, 1848

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Schooner Barge SARDIS BURCHARD. U. S. No. 23104. Of 110 tons. Built Huron, Ohio, 1847.
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: aground
Freight: wheat & flour
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.70616 Longitude: -83.34354
William R. McNeil
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Sardis Burchard (Schooner), U23104, aground, 18 Apr 1848