The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John H. Harmon (Brig), stranded & condemned, 28 Sep 1860

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The brig JOHN H. HARMON, Whitney, from Boston, of and from Chicago, with a cargo fo salt in bulk, struck on Stirling Rock, Cut of Canso, on the 23rd. ult., and lost part of her stem and forward part of her keel. She got clear of the harbor and in a short time put back in a sinking condition, having 3 ft. of water in her. She was stranded and subsequently condemned, and ordered to be sold on the 28th.
      Detroit Tribune
      October 9, 1860

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The brig JOHN H. HARMON, from Buffalo for Chicago, ran on a sunken rock near Cape Canso, and was got into Canso, a survey held, and she was condemned, and sold by the U.S. Consel for the sum of $1,125 to parties in Pictou, N.S., who are making efforts to raise her and take her to Pictou for repairs. So says the Chicago Times.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 20, 1860

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The brig JOHN H. HARMON, late of Chicago, before reported as having been wrecked at Canso, and bought by parties at Pictou, N.S., has been repaired and sailed from Pictou for Prince Edward Island, where she will load with produce.
      Detroit Free Press
      December 9, 1860

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Reason: stranded & condemned
Lives: nil
Remarks: Sold coastal
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  • North Carolina, United States
    Latitude: 35.22546 Longitude: -75.5621
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John H. Harmon (Brig), stranded & condemned, 28 Sep 1860