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Sir William Wallace (Scow), aground, 15 Sep 1866


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WILLAIM WALLACE Scow, cargo salt, ashore at Clay Banks, Lake Erie, September 1866. Property loss, hull $700, cargo $300
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867


WILLIAM WALLACE Schooner of 44 Tons. owned at Buffalo by Howard. Bound from Cleveland to Detroit, September 1866, went ashore near Detroit River in Lake Erie. Loss to ship $300
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report


      The scow WILLIAM WALLACE, loaded with lath, bound for Toledo, during the violent gale on Saturday night was driven ashore, about seven miles below the mouth of the Detroit River, on the west side, and part of her cargo lost. She will be got off in the course of a few days. - Detroit Free Press, 18th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 20, 1866

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The schr. WILLIAM WALLACE, which went ashore at Pt. Moiler on the night of the 15th, inst., with a cargo of laths, was with the aid of a steam pump, got off by the stm. CLARA and towed to this city yesterday. She is now in drydock for repairs. A portion of her cargo was lost. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Morning Express
      September 25, 1866 3-4



      SCHOONER WILLIAM WALLACE. - This vessel, which went ashore at Point Moiler on the night of the 15th inst., with a cargo of lath, was, with the aid of a steam pump, got off by the steamer CLARA, and towed to this city, yerterday. She is now in dry-dock for repairs. A portion of her cargo was lost. - Detroit Free Press, 23rd.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, September 26, 1866

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      GOT OFF. - The schooner WILLIAM WALLACE, engaged in the Toledo lumber trade, and heretofore reported ashore near the mouth of the Detroit River, has been got off and towed to Detroit for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 1, 1866


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $700
Cargo: $300
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12537
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sir William Wallace (Scow), aground, 15 Sep 1866