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Trader (Propeller), aground, 1 May 1866

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TRADER Propeller, ashore at Kelley's Island, May 1866; got off. Property loss $2,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

TRADER Propeller of 213 tons, owned at Saginaw by Rust & Co. Bound from Cleveland to Detroit went ashore on Kelly's Island, Lake Erie, May 1866. Loss to ship $1,700 insurance $900 loss to cargo $780
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

PROP. TRADER, OFF.--This steamer which was in such imminent peril of going to pieces on the southeast end of Kelly'e Island, has, by the timely efforts of the wrecking steamer MAGNET, been got afloat and towed to Detroit. Her damages are slight, and can soon be repaired.
      Toledo Blade
      May 21, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
William R. McNeil
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Trader (Propeller), aground, 1 May 1866