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Grey Eagle (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1859

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The schooner GREY EAGLE went ashore Saturday, November 26, on Port Austin reef, in Lake Huron, having on board a cargo of 17,500 bu wheat. The tug RELIEF was endeavoring to get her off. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, December 5, 1859

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The schooner GREY EAGLE, ashore at Port Austin, Lake Huron, was owned by H. Roop, Esq., of this city, and was bound from Chicago for this port, with a cargo of 15,000 bushels wheat, which also belonged to Mr. R. Vessel and cargo will probably prove a total loss. Cargo fully insured. Vessel insured for $9,000.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      December 5, 1859
      The tug RELIEF has got off the schooner GREY EAGLE, and passed down today with her and the schooner RACER in tow.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      December 6, 1859

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.04613 Longitude: -82.99411
William R. McNeil
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Grey Eagle (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1859