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Edith (Propeller), aground, 7 Oct 1866

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EDITH Propeller, aground in the Detroit River, October 1866. Property loss $200
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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DETROIT RIVER ITEMS. - The schooner PEERLESS, on Sunday, while beating down the river, ran on the middle ground below the Michigan Central Depot, but was got off after a few hours detention, by the tug MUIR.
      The propeller EDITH grounded at the head of Belle Island on Sunday night, and was got off Monday by the tug URANIS. She was bound down, loaded with plaster. The bark MARIA MARTIN, while in tow of the tug SENICA, grounded on the St. Clair Flats on Sunday, and was detained several hours. She passed down Monday afternoon.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 11, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
William R. McNeil
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Edith (Propeller), aground, 7 Oct 1866