The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
N. C. West (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874

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N.C. WEST Schooner, cargo stone, ashore on Long Point, November 1874. Property loss, hull $3,500 cargo $1,200.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The schr. N.C. WEST laden with stone, went ashore at Long Pt. Sunday night, and an expedition with the tug COMPOUND was fitted out here yesterday afternoon to go to her relief.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 11, 1874 3-5

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      The expedition sent out to the relief of the schr. N.C. WEST, ashore at Long Pt., has returned and reports the effort successful. The vessel was loaded and after 1/3 of this had been lightered she was got off Saturday and towed into Erie by the tug COMPOUND. The vessel's bulwarks and forward end of her cabin are stove in. She will be taken to Cleveland for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 16, 1874 3-5

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,500
Cargo: $1,200
Freight: stone
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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N. C. West (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874