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Roman (Brig), aground, 1 May 1856


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Schooner ROMAN, ashore on Point au Pelee, lightened and pulled off. Property loss, hull $500, cargo $450.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      ASHORE. - a letter received yesterday from Detroit reports a brig, name unknown, ashore on Point au Pelee. Has been there some time.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 14, 1856

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      The brig ashore at Point au Pelee is the ROMAN, from the lower lakes.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 17, 1856

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      THE SCHOONER ROMAN. - The tug JOHN OWEN, sent to the assistance of the schooner ROMAN, ashore at Point au Pelee---after taking out a portion of her freight, got her off and towed her into this port. She is leaking, and will go into dry dock for repairs. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 20, 1856

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      The report that the brig ROMAN had got off the shoal at Point Pelee is not true. She lies in three feet water.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 23, 1856

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      The schooner ROMAN came out of dry dock yesterday, having repaired the injuries she received, and commenced reloading her cargo of salt. She is bound for Chicago. - Det. Adv., 23rd.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 26, 1856


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Cargo: $450
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14740
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Roman (Brig), aground, 1 May 1856