The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. B. Steele (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1859


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The schr. H.B. STEELE, which left this city for Cleveland on the 11th inst., and which went ashore some 5 miles above Grand River, C.W. during the late gale is reported a total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 19, 1859 2-5
     
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Total Loss of the Schooner H. B. Steele, with a cargo of salt. The schooner H. B. Steele left Buffalo for Cleveland on Friday last, with a cargo of salt for A. Sackett of this city, and, during the late gale, when about 5 miles above Grand River, on the Canada shore, she struck a reef of rocks and filled immediately. Vessel and cargo are a total loss. Her agents in this city are not aware of any insurance on either. Cleve. Plain Dealer, Friday.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 20, 1859 4-3.

     
     
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NOTE:- It would appear that the H.B. STEELE was recovered.


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1859
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.15946
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.808333 Longitude: -79.718333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. B. Steele (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1859