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Bahama (Schooner), U2380, aground, 1 Apr 1866

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BAHAMA Schooner, cargo coal,ashore on Lake Ontario, April 1866; got off. Property loss, hull $6,900 cargo $420
      Casualty List for 1867---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

Oswego, April 25. -- The gale which set in on Monday continued up to this morning and several disasters have occurred to vessel on Lake Ontario.
The schooner BANTAMA, (sic.) bound from this port to Chicago with coal, is ashore near Oak Orchard Creek....
      The schooners MONTICELLO and TRAVELLER, bound from French Creek to Detroit; light, are ashore. The former at the Devil's Nose and the latter at Thirty Mile Point. Steam tugs and pumps will be sent to their assistance.
      Toledo Blade
      April 25, 1866

Schooner BAHAMA. U. S. No. 2380. Of 333.13 tons gross; 316.50 tons net. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1863. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 136.2 x 26.1 x 12.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,900
Cargo: $420
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Bahama (Schooner), U2380, aground, 1 Apr 1866