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William Buckley (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851


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Schooner WILLIAM BUCKLEY, ashore at Sandytown, near Buffalo, April 4, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The Schooner WILLIAM BUCKLEY, loaded with lumber, in attempting to make the Harbor about 11 o'clock yesterday morning, broached to and fell off outside of the Erie Basin pier, when she dropped her anchor and come to. In the afternoon the gale increased so that she broke loose and went ashore at Sandytown.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Wednesday, April 9, 1851

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      ASHORE. - The schooner BUCKLEY, from Conneaut, laden with lumber, went ashore yesterday, during the gale, near the mouth of the Niagara River.
      Daily Queen City, Buffalo
      Wednesday, April 9, 1851

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ASHORE. - The Wm. BUCKLEY is the name of the schooner we spoke of, yesterday morning, as having gone ashore at Sandy Town beach, after attempting to make this harbor. She was loaded with lumber, and is supposed to be considerably damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 10, 1851

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The schooner BUCKLEY which went ashore at Sandy Town some days ago in a gale has been got off, and is now lying on the north side of the creek near the old light house.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 18, 1851

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      April 6, 1851. - Schr. WILLAIM BUCKLEY, beached near Buffalo -- Got off. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9450
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Buckley (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851