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Elmina (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1851


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ELMINA Schooner, sunk at Oswego. May 1, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      We learn from the Oswego Times, that the schooner ELMINA, of Sandusky, which
cleared from that port on Thursday, was driven back by the gale on Thursday night, and while entering the harbor with but little canvas spread, she was driven ashore by the current and wind in the east harbor, where she bilged and filled. She had on board a small quantity of salt--was nearly light.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Monday, May 5, 1851

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May 1, 1851. - Schooner EMLINA, beached at Oswego - cargo merchandise - got off. Property loss, $4,700
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,700
Cargo: included
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9476
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Elmina (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1851