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Excelsior (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861


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By the prop. ILLINOIS which arrived here yesterday, we learn that the schooner EXCELSIOR, lumber laden, has gone ashore at Pt. Abino, 12 miles this side of Buffalo. She is an old vessel, and doubtless will go to pieces. From the same source we learn that a brig attempting to enter Buffalo harbor, ran on to the Buffalo breakwater. Whether seriously damaged or not our informant could not state.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 3, 1861 4-4


Capt. Thorpe, of the propeller ILLINOIS, which arrived here from Buffalo on Saturday, reports the schooner EXCELSIOR ashore at Point Abino, 12 miles this side of Buffalo. She was bound down with a cargo of lumber, and being an old vessel, will, without doubt, go to pieces. ------ Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 8, 1861


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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14288
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Excelsior (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1861