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Rathbun (Schooner), aground, 8 Sep 1878

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Buffalo, September 9. - A port Colborne private dispatch states that the schooner RATHBUN is ashore near Port Burwell. She is loaded with wheat from Dresden to Buffalo.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Tuesday, September 10, 1878

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      Port Colborne, Ont. Sept. 9. -- Captain McAulay, of the schooner McGRATH, arrived this morning, reports the schooner H.B. RATHBUN ashore near Port Burwell. The vessel was in company with him, laboring in heavy seas; thinks the RATHBUN must have sprung a leak, as she hoisted her colors and made for the shore above Port Burwell piers. She was wheat laden from Dresden to Buffalo.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Tuesday, September 10, 1878

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
William R. McNeil
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Rathbun (Schooner), aground, 8 Sep 1878