The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Patrick Henry (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1848

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Schooner PATRICK HENRY, ashore at the Cut, in Tuesday Mornings gale, October 31st. 1848.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      Buffalo, Nov. 4th, 1848-The storm upon the lake still continues. Considerable damage has been done to the shipping. The schooner E.G.MERRICK has been driven ashore near the pier at Grand River, Canada.
      A brig, whose name we have not learned, is ashore at the mouth of the Welland Canal.
      The schooner PATRICK HENRY, from the Lower lakes is ashore at Long Point, Canada, loaded with salt.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday Evening, November 6, 1848:

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      NOVEMBER 1848.--Schooner PATRICK HENRY, ashore on Long Point, L. E., cargo salt lost; vessel got off and repaired. Property loss $1,500
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: included
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Patrick Henry (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1848