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Cornelia (Schooner), aground, 30 Sep 1859


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SCHOONER CORNELIA ASHORE. - The schooner CORNELIA, bound down, went ashore at Long Point on Friday night last. The tug RELIEF was sent to her assistance yesterday.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 3, 1859

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ASHORE. -- The Express says the schooner CORNELIA, bound from Chicago for this port with a cargo of wheat is ashore on Long Point, about five miles above the lighthouse. The tug RELIEF was dispatched Saturday night to her assistance, but the strong gale of yesterday probably used her up. Her cargo was insured in the Buffalo Mutual.
      Buffalo Daily republic
      October 3, 1859
     
     
The schooner CORNELIA, which went ashore on Long Point in the equinoctial blow, has been got off and was brought into port Monday night, by the wrecking tug RELIEF. She is a hard looking craft, and it will cost five or six thousand dollars to make the necessary repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      October 12, 1859
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16697
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cornelia (Schooner), aground, 30 Sep 1859