The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. G. Merrick (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1848

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Schooner E.G. MERRICK, ashore at Port Maitland in the gale of October 31.
      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 E.G. MERRICK, ashore at Port Maitland, L. E., no cargo: will probably be got off. Property loss $1,050
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,050
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.86681 Longitude: -79.56631
William R. McNeil
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E. G. Merrick (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1848