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Velocity (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1848


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VELOCITY Schooner, ashore Dec. 3, 1848 at Long Point Cut.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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December 1848.-- Schooner VELOCITY, ashore in Long Point Cut, L. E., cargo salt
and merchandise; will be got off. Property loss $800.
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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      Marine- The brigs VENICE and CORTLANDT, schooners PURITAN, EAGLE, CAMBRIDGE, VELOCITY, ADRAIN, and steamer DESPATCH, are all ashore above Long Point. It is said the ADRIAN was loaded with wheat for Oswego - the other vessel were light. None of them have sustained any serious damage, with the excepton of loss of anchors.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday evening, December 8, 1848

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We learn from the Sandusky Mirror, of December 26th. That the schooner VELOCITY which was ashore at Long Point, has been got off with little damage, and arrived at Sandusky on Sunday last.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 2, 1849

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $800
Freight: salt, merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1848
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.9212
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Velocity (Schooner), aground, 3 Dec 1848