The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Vandalia (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1843

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We are indebted to Mr. Winslow of the BUNKER HILL for the following: At Manitou Island, propeller VANDALIA, taking in cargo, having been ashore on the Island.
      Buffalo Courier & Economist
      October 10, 1843

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      THE GALE. - The Milwaukee fleet has suffered some during the last ten days. At Manitowoc, the SAVANNA and DRIFT are ashore. The LIBERTY is ashore at Sheboygan. Three of the fleet were driven to the Manitou Island. The propeller VANDALIA parted her chain and went ashore at the Island. She was got off without injury. - Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      Friday, October 20, 1843

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      EFFECTS OF THE GALE. -- The Autumn season so far has been unusally boisterous in this region. The steamboat CONSTITUTION arrived here on Saturday, some three days behing her time. The brig ALBANY, went ashore on Sunday the 1st inst., a few miles from Mackinac. A passenger who was on board of her, says she had 120 passengers, and a full freight, the greater portion of which was destined for Milwaukee. The schooners SAVANNAH and DRIFT, are ashore at Manitowoc. The propeller VANDALIA went ashore at Manitou. -- Mileaukee Courier.
      Detroit Free Press
      Friday, October 20, 1843

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Vandalia (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1843