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Erie (Schooner), aground, 13 Sep 1851


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ERIE Schooner, formerly the U. S. Revenue Cutter, in attempting to make our Harbor, last night at about 9 o'clock, missed the entrance and struck on the South Harbor pier, and went ashore between Dulton & Raymond's and the Harbor pier, where she now lies full of water. She will probably prove a total loss. The crew were taken off by some sailors, who dragged a yawl about 20 rods, and launched it and took them off, while the sea was making a complete breach over the vessel. She was loaded with grindstones. They will probably save her spars, sails and rigging. - Racine Sept. 14
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Friday, September 19, 1851



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grindstones
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9625
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Erie (Schooner), aground, 13 Sep 1851