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Columbus (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1827

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VESSEL ASHORE. -- The schooner COLUMBUS ran upon the rocks just below the light-house, in attempting to enter Dunkirk harbor on Saturday last. She was loaded with merchandize for ports up the lake, (some for Ashtabula,) which had been commenced taking out, and probably will not be much damaged.
      Fredonia Censor
      Wednesday, November 21, 1827

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      The schr. COLUMBUS, Capt. Naper, in attempting to go into the Harbor of Dunkirk on Saturday the 17th inst. ran ashore on the rock below the lighthouse. The vessel has received some injury; but her cargo is not much damaged. She was bound for Ashtabula.
      Buffalo Emporium
      November 26, 1827

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
William R. McNeil
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Columbus (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1827