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C. B. Benson (Schooner), U125226, aground, 28 Aug 1893

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The schr. C.B. BENSON, which went on the bottom near the foot of Ferry Street yesterday, was released this morning without apparent injury.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      August 29, 1893

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      The schooner SWEETHEART of the PRINGLE tow while going down the river yesterday morning went on the head of Strawberry Island. She was released by the tugs CASCADE and BEYERS last night.
      The schooner C.B. BENSON, aground at Ferry street, was also released yesterday.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, August 30, 1893 p.6, c.1

Schooner C. B. BENSON. U. S. No. 125226. Of 298.72 tons gross; 283.78 tons net. Built Port Clinton, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Toledo, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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C. B. Benson (Schooner), U125226, aground, 28 Aug 1893