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C. North (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1859

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ASHORE - THE POINT PELEE LIGHT. - The schooner C. NORTH is ashore at Point Pelee. The tug Oswego left early this morning to go to her assistance. Master of vessels report that latterly the light on the crib has not been visible. It was owing to this fact that the NORTH went ashore. Capt. Harvey of the schooner ANDOVER, narrowly escaped her fate, from the same cause. Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, June 3, 1859

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      OFF AND ON. - The schooner C. NORTH, which has been aground at Point Pelee, was brought up on Thursday noght by the tug OSWEGO, and has gone into drydock. Her damages are estimated at about $400. The light-house keeper reported that he had gone ashore to procure stores for the night there was no light. The schooner CONVOY is aground on the Point, and the OSWEGO has now gone to her assistance. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, June 6, 1859

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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C. North (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1859