The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Saranac (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851

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SARANAC Schooner, ashore 6 miles below the Calumet, Lake Michigan. April 4, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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A force left the Calumet this morning to get off the SARANAC, which was beached in the recent gale - Chicago Journal.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Sat. April 12, 1851

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ASHORE.---The Chicago Democrat of Tuesday last states that the schooner SARANAC was driven ashore in the late storm, near the Calumet, freighted with wood and lumber from St. Joseph, but would be gotten off without damage.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 14, 1851

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The schooner SOUTHERLAND came in with the loading of the SARANAC, which was beached at the Calumet. The latter has been got off. - Chicago Journal, 28th
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, April 30, 1851

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April 5. -- Schooner SARANAC, beached near Calumet, Lake Michigan. Got off. -- Property losss $400.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Freight: wood & lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.73309 Longitude: -87.5256
William R. McNeil
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Saranac (Schooner), aground, 4 Apr 1851