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Hiram (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1838

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The officers of the Steamboat ILLINOIS which arrived this morning report the following wrecks :- Schooners HIRAM, and SWAN ashore at Conneaut. Extent of damage no known.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Wednesday, November 7, 1838

      Disasters of the Gale -The heavy gale which blew during nearly the whole of Monday night, caused an unprecedented amount of damage to our lake craft. A large number of heavily laden vessels were out, no less than thirteen of which were beached, between Grand River and Erie, as far as we have information. We give below such particulars as we can learn respecting the wrecks.
      Schr. Hiram, Capt. McKinty, of Chicago, 60 Tons, ashore between Madison and Ash tabula. No further particulars.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, Movember 8, 1838

HIRAM Schooner, Capt. McKintry, of Chicago, 60 tons, ashore between Madison and Ashtabula. No further particulars.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, November 12, 1838

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.94756 Longitude: -80.55424
William R. McNeil
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Hiram (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1838