The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Scotland (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1859

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VESSELS ASHORE. - We learn that the brig COLUMBIA is ashore at Death's Door. The schooner SCOTLAND was ashore at Grand Haven, but has been got off with the loss of her jibboom and bowsprit, which was carried away by running afoul of the schooner ENTERPRISE, which is on the beach at that place. - Chicago Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, June 11, 1859

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BRIG COMUMBIA. - The Chicago Press of yesterday says that the brig COLUMBIA, which went ashore at Death's Door, has gone to pieces and is a total wreck, nothing being saved but her rigging, which was brought to that city. She was owned by Jesse Birmingham, of Sturgeon Bay, and was uninsured. She was valued at about $3,000. There were two mortgages held against her by parties in Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, July 2, 1859

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
William R. McNeil
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Scotland (Schooner), aground, 1 Jun 1859