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Moses & Elias (Schooner), aground, 5 Apr 1851

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MOSES & ELIAS Schooner, bound down, went ashore on the evening of the 5th. on Bass Island, with a full cargo of pork and ham. April 5, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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The schooner MOSES AND ELIAS, which left here Wednesday, freighted with pork, is reported to have sunk in Put-In-Bay.--------Toledo Blade
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Saturday, April 12,1851

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The schooner MOSES AND ELIAS is reported ashore near Point au Pelee
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 12,1851

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Apri_ 6. - Schooner MOSES & ELIAS, wrecked on Bass Island, Lake Erie -- cargo provisions saved. Property loss $4,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,000
Freight: pork & ham
Remarks: Total loss ?
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.68338 Longitude: -82.81241
William R. McNeil
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Moses & Elias (Schooner), aground, 5 Apr 1851