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Eureka (Brig), aground, 3 Nov 1848

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Brig EUREKA, struck on 'Bar' going into Buffalo, November 3, 1848, and drifted ashore below the north pier. Cargo 13,000 bushels wheat.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The brig EUREKA, from Chicago, with a cargo of 13.000 bu of corn and 150 bbls. flour, in attempting to come in last evening, struck the bar at the mouth of the creek, and now lies along side of the brig AMAZON.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiserer
      Friday Evening, November 3, 1848

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      November 1848.-- Brig EUREKA, ashore at Buffalo, cargo produce; got off, damage trifling, expenses $100
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $100
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Eureka (Brig), aground, 3 Nov 1848