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Henry Clay (Schooner), aground, 3 Nov 1845


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On Sunday last (11/3), we were visited with a regular North east gale of great severity. Of marine disasters we have from a distance flying rumors of distress and shipwreck, which we hope may prove exaggerated. Here we have to to record the beaching of the schr. H. CLAY, Capt. William Bone, which vessel, however, has since been got off with her cargo in somewhat damaged state. A friend informs us that after the subsidence of the gale he rode along the beach for some distance to observe its effects, and found the beach strewed with wheat. We appehend from this that some of the upper lake craft have gone to their last accounts; we hope our fears in this particular may prove groundless.
      Erie Weekly Gazette
      November 6, 1845 3-6

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      The schr. CLAY 2nd. Capt. Bone, announced as being ashore at Erie, has been got off, with her cargo in a damaged state.
      Daily National Pilot, Buffalo
      Saturday, November 8, 1845

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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1845
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14648
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Clay (Schooner), aground, 3 Nov 1845