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Margaret (Schooner), aground, 19 Sep 1851


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MARGARET Schooner, of Erie, with a cargo of coal for Toronto, went ashore on Gull Island, near Grand River, Canada, on Saturday night last. She will be got off without serious damage.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Tuesday, September 23, 1851



ASHORE. -- On Saturday night, the new schooner MARGARET, of Erie, loaded with 270 tons of coal, bound for Toronto, mistook Gull Island light, for Grand River and went on the rocks at that place, in a heavy fog. She lays in a hard place -- vessel being new she may possibly be got off. Partially insured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, September 25, 1851
     


September 23, 1851. - Schooner MARGARET, beached on Gull Island - cargo coal - got off. Property loss, $3,700
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,700
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9615
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.834722 Longitude: -79.522777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Margaret (Schooner), aground, 19 Sep 1851