The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Shakespeare (Brig), aground, 25 Nov 1849


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The brig SHAKSPEARE, loaded with wheat, in attempting to enter port last night, went ashore a short distance below the pier. She will be got off without difficulty.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, November 26, 1849 p.3

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Brig SHAKSPEARE, beached at Buffalo; got off; damage and expenses..........$800
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $800
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1849
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.13952
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Shakespeare (Brig), aground, 25 Nov 1849