The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Grampian (Schooner), aground, 11 Aug 1898

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The Schooner GRAMPIAN went aground on Strawberry Island opposite Germania Park, about 8:45 yesterday morning. She was being towed down the river, with ore for Tonawanda by the stmr. BERMUDA, when she went aground. Tugs immediately were sent to the assistance of the GRAMPIAN, but failed to release her. Later scow was sent down and some of the cargo of the schooner was lightered. At a late hour last night the lightering was being continued and the GRAMPIAN still was aground.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 12, 1898 8-1

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      The schooner GRAMPIAN which went aground on Strawberry Island was released yesterday morning by the tugs FABIAN and CASCADE after 200 tons of ore had been lightered. The GRAMPIAN went to Tonawanda.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 13, 1898 2-6

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Grampian (Schooner), aground, 11 Aug 1898