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William A. Adair (Schooner), aground, 7 May 1849


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ADAIR, W.A. Schooner, got on the reef off the West Sister, bilged and filled with water, cargo of flour from Detroit. May 7, 1849
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schr. W. ADAIR, struck reef off West Sister; damaged cargo flour; loss $2,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1849 (extracted from list)

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We learn that the schooner Wm. ADAIR, ran ashore and bilged last evening off the mouth of the river. We learn that she was bound down from Detroit, with 800 barrels of flour on board. Her crew came into this port this morning in the long boat, all safe. -- Toledo Rep.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, May 7, 1849


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Reason: aground
Cargo: 2,000
Freight: flour
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9242
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William A. Adair (Schooner), aground, 7 May 1849