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Hannah Counter (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848

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Schooner HANNAH COUNTER, ashore near Sandusky (on the Peninsula or Marblehead, as it is sometimes called) during the gale of April 18th. & 19th. 1848.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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Schooner HANNAH COUNTER, (British) ashore Sandusky. Got off and repaired. Loss $1,400. April 1848.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Toronto Globe, Sept. 13, 1848

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      The Express of this morning, learns from above, through the kind attention of Mr. Gibbs, of the Western Telegraph Line, that the effects of the gale were as we apprehended, disastrous to the upward bound fleet of vessels. The Sandusky Telegraph operator reports six vessels ashore between that place and Huron, some ten or twelve miles distance. The brig EMPIRE and schooner ACORN are reported among the number. The others, names unknown.
      At 11 o'clock P. M. we received the following from Sandusky:
      Fifteen vessels ashore almost in sight of this city. The following are all the names given -- EUGENIA, HANNAH COUNTER, ACORN, SARDIS BURCHARD, Brig EMPIRE (L. L.) Brig EMPIRE (Lake Erie) four miles above Huron, high and dry, fore sails and jib gone. The schooner NAVIGATOR hard ashore above Marblehead, rudder gone.
      Buffalo Republic
      Thursday, April 20, 1848

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,400
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
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Hannah Counter (Schooner), aground, 18 Apr 1848