The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charles Sumner (Scow), aground, 30 Jun 1959

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The scow CHARLES SUMNER and STORM both went ashore at Cedar Point, near Sandusky, the former on Thursday and the latter on Sunday last. The tug OSWEGO was employed to get them off, which being accomplished, the latter was towed to Sandusky, the former to Detroit, where she goes into dry dock. - - Detroit Advertiser
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      July 7, 1859

      GOT OFF. - The two large scows CHAS. SUMNER and STORM, ashore near Sandusky have been got off by the tug Oswego, and the former taken into that port and the latter brought to this city and placed in dry-dock. The SUMNER went ashore on Thursday last and the STORM on Sunday. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, July 8, 1859

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
William R. McNeil
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Charles Sumner (Scow), aground, 30 Jun 1959