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Columbian (Schooner), U4387, aground, 12 Oct 1894


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Fairport, Oct. 12 - The schr. COLUMBIAN went ashore on Frenchy's Flat, 1/2 mile east of here, at 10:00 last night in the furious storm. The life-saving crew went to the wreck and rescued the crew from the stranded vessel. The COLUMBIAN is light and is bound from Lorain to Cleveland. She measures 356 ton gross, and was built in Green Bay in 1864. She is now owned by Chilson of Lorain.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 12, 1894 7-1

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Fairport, Oct. 13 - The schr. COLUMBIAN ashore near here was released and towed into harbor yesterday. The damage is not great.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 13, 1894 7-1



Schooner COLUMBIAN. U. S. No. 4387. Of 356.18 tons gross; 338.38 tons net. Built Green Bay, Wis., 1864. Home port, Cleveland. 138.7 x 26.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15862
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Columbian (Schooner), U4387, aground, 12 Oct 1894