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Cambria (Schooner), sunk, 16 Oct 1851

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Schooner CAMBRIA, sunk at Ashtabula- cargo of coal- got up. Oct. 16, 1851. Property loss $1,000
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 2, 1852

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      Schooner CAMBRIA lost. She had made Ashtabula Harbor, the water being shallow she struck and bilged. Loaded with coal for B.L. Webb. Insured for $1,500.
      Pontiac Gazette
      October 18, 1851 2-1

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      The Schooner CAMBRIA, Capt. Mann, with a cargo of coal, bound for Detroit, made Ashtabula Harbor in the late gale, in entering which, she struck, causing her to leak badly, and she sunk. She was owned by the captain and Mr. Hastings of Detroit. It is learned that she is insured
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 21, 1851

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
William R. McNeil
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Cambria (Schooner), sunk, 16 Oct 1851