The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Portland (Schooner), U19623, aground, 21 Nov 1872

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Ogdensburgh, Nov. 22 - The schooner PORTLAND, laden with lumber, went ashore last night on Tibbet's point, at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, in a snow storm. Her situation is bad, but the weather is favorable, and it is expected she will be got off tomorrow. No lives were lost.
      The Toronto Mail
      Saturday, November 23, 1872

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      The schooner PORTLAND, previously reported ashore at the foot of Lake Ontario, was got off on Saturday night last and proceeded on down the St. Lawrence River to her port of destination, supposedly uninjured.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 27, 1872 4-2

NOTE:- The PORTLAND is listed in the 1873 Underwriters Register as "Repairing"

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.10144 Longitude: -76.3705
William R. McNeil
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Portland (Schooner), U19623, aground, 21 Nov 1872