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Pascal P. Pratt (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1848

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Buffalo, November 25, 1848 - 2 o'clock P.M. --- The wind commenced blowing violently from the Southwest last night, and continued without abatement till morning. The arrivals are very few, and no boat has been able to leave port today. The schooner NORTHAMPTON. Loaded with flour and wheat, came gallantly into port this morning, having made the run from Sandusky, a distance of 250 miles in twenty-four hours. The schooner P.P. PRATT was lying at anchor in Black Rock harbor when the gale sprung up and has been driven onto the beach near Bird Island, but sustained no damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday Evening, November 25, 1848

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November 1848.-- Schooner P.P. PRATT, ashore on Bird Island Reef, Niagara River; will be got off and repaired. property loss $1,300.
      1848 Casualty List (Capt. Rounds)
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 4, 1849

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,300
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.89534 Longitude: -78.9067
William R. McNeil
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Pascal P. Pratt (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1848