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Sweepstakes (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1860


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ON THE ROCKS. - The Detroit Advertiser of yesterday says: The schooner SWEEPSTAKES, bound down, got on a rock reef, off the Clay Banks, about fifteen miles below the mouth of the river, and four miles from the shore, yesterday morning about five o'clock. The tug REINDEER, Capt. Wheeler, went to her, and arrived here about nine o'clock last evening with the mate, and engaged the scow brig TRENTON, as a lighter, and returned immediately. It is thought the schooner could be got off with but little lighting. It seems to us this reef should be buoyed, as it certainly can be.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 1, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1860
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16265
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.933333 Longitude: -82.893055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sweepstakes (Schooner), aground, 31 Oct 1860