The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. M. Lee (Schooner), U12719, aground, 9 Oct 1858

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ASHORE. -- A dispatch was received this morning, by Messrs. Mixer & Smith, stating that the schooner J. M. LEE, bound down from Saginaw with a cargo of lumber for that firm, had gone ashore in the gale yesterday, a few miles below Ashtabula. No further particulars were given as to the position of the vessel or the extent of her damage.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 9, 1858

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      The schooner ashore at Ashtabula was the J. M. LEE. She was loaded with lumber. Crew saved. - Chicago Tribune, Sat.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 13, 1858

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Scow/schooner J.M. LEE. U. S. No. 12719. Of 79.18 tons. Built Irving, N.Y., 1852 by Wm. Walker. DISPOSITION -- Lost Lake Erie, 1866
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
William R. McNeil
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J. M. Lee (Schooner), U12719, aground, 9 Oct 1858