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Omar (Schooner), aground, 28 Sep 1851

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OMAR Schooner (British), beached near Cleveland, Sept. 28, 1851- got off. Property loss $500.
      Marine Disasters on the Lakes, 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser. Jan. 2, 1852

OMAR Schooner and Schooner EVERETT and Brig COURTLAND went ashore west of the piers in Ohio City. Sept. 28, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, that the Brig OMAR, from Kingston, and the Schooners EVERETT and COURTLAND, from Oswego, went ashore west of the pier on Sunday morning. The OMAR was heavily loaded, and the others but lightly. They will be easily got off.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Wednesday, October 1, 1851

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Omar (Schooner), aground, 28 Sep 1851