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Fame (Bark), U9213, aground, 1 Sep 1866

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FAME Bark, cargo corn, ashore near Point Au Pelee Island, Lake Erie, September 1866. Property loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      CHANGE OF PROGRAMME. - The steamer MAGNET, which had been directed to go to the relief of the bark FAME at Point au Pelee, has had her destination changed to Lake Superior, where she has gone to attend to the propeller CONCORD, sunk, as already reported. The steamer T.F. PARK was, in consequence, sent to the relief of the FAME. - Detroit Free Press, 20th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 22, 1866

Bark FAME. U. S. No. 9213. Of 281.50 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.781388 Longitude: -82.657777
William R. McNeil
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Fame (Bark), U9213, aground, 1 Sep 1866