The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tom Wrong, aground, 23 Apr 1866

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TOM WRONG Schooner, cargo lumber, ashore at Fairport, Lake Erie, April 1866; got off. Property loss, hull $3,000 cargo $1,500
      Casualty List for 1867---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

TOM WRONG Bark, ashore near Fairport, April 23, 1866, got off and towed to Cleveland; damages $1,200.
      Canadian Vessel Casualty List, 1866
      Toronto Globe, January 25th.1867

Buffalo, April 25.--The barkantine TOM WING (TOM WRONG) and schooner STARLIGHT, both laden with lumber, are ashore at Fairport, Ohio.
      Toledo Blade
      April 25, 1866

TOM WRONG Bark, of 115 tons, owned at Port Burwell by Calkins & Co. Bound from Port Burwell to Cleveland, went ashore near Fairport, Lake Erie, April 1866. Loss to ship $2,000 insurance $1,000 Loss to cargo $2,500 insurance $1,700
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

TOM WRONG Bark (Canadian), 210 tons. Built Cleveland by Wm. Jones in 1853. Owned by Tom Wrong, Port of Register, Port Burwell. Class E. Value $5,500
REMARKS--Formerly propeller St. IVES rebuilt in 1862
      Register of the Ships of the lakes
      and River St. Lawrence 1864

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $1,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Tom Wrong, aground, 23 Apr 1866