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Jessie (Schooner), aground, 1 Jul 1868

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We are indebted to Capt. E.P. Dorr for the following despatch, from Port Colborne: The schr. JESSIE is ashore on the reef behind the east pier, loaded with coal. There is a scow out lightering her.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 23, 1868 3-4

SCHOONERS IN TROUBLE. -- A dispatch from Buffalo of the 23rd. says: "The schooner SELKIRK and tug NEELON left Port Colborne yesterday morning to lighten the schooner MONTEREY, ashore at Long Point. The schooner JESSIE is ashore on a reef behind the east pier, loaded with coal. A scow is out lightering her.
      Chicago Tribune
      Saturday, July 25, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Jessie (Schooner), aground, 1 Jul 1868