The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Shakespeare (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1854

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ASHORE.--During the blow yesterday afternoon, the brig SHAKSPEARE was driven on the Canada shore, opposite this city. As she had no cargo, she will probably be got off without damage. She had her sails set at the time, and was bound up the river.----Detroit Free Press
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, September 5, 1854

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The Brig SHAKSPEARE, which went ashore during the blow on Friday afternoon, on the Canadian side, just above the city, succeeded in getting off early yesterday morning. She proceeded on her way up the river, having sustained no injury.--- Detroit Free press
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, September 6, 1854

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
William R. McNeil
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Shakespeare (Brig), aground, 1 Sep 1854