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Star (Schooner), aground, 22 Oct 1878

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Brevities. - An effort is to be made to get off the schooner STAR, ashore at Charlotte. She is insured for $7,300.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Friday, November 1, 1878

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The schr. STAR, of Millpoint, Ont. went ashore Wednesday night. Cargo 12,000 bushels of wheat. Vessel and cargo wrecked. Crew taken from the rigging by lifesaving crew.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      October 25, 1878 3-4

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      Schooner STAR (new) of 227 tons and valued at 7,500.
      Tonnage Lost in 1878
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      December 17, 1878

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      The deck and deck beams of the schooner STAR, ashore at Charlotte, have been washed ashore, and she has probably been abandoned for good
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, November 14, 1878

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total Loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
William R. McNeil
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Star (Schooner), aground, 22 Oct 1878