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Niagara (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1849


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Schooner NIAGARA, bound to Chicago with a cargo of salt, was dismasted off Cleveland Nov, 25, 1849, and drifted ashore at Chagrin. Total loss of cargo of salt; vessel brought into Cleveland.
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      MARINE.---The schooner NIAGARA, with a cargo of Turk's Island salt, from Kingston, bound for Chicago, went ashore about eighteen miles below Cleveland, on Saturday night last and both her mast were carried away. The vessel is owned in Cleveland, and is probably insured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, November 28, 1849 p.3

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schr. NIAGARA, beached near Euclid, Lake Erie; lost sails and cargo;
      got off.................................................$6,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: included
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9307
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.67755 Longitude: -81.43761
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Niagara (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1849