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Oneonta (Schooner), U18887, aground, 26 Oct 1866

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ASHORE. - Yesterday, about 11 o'clock, the bark ONEONTA ran ashore on the
breakwater. At the time of this writing she has not succeeded in getting off.
      The Buffalo Post
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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      BARK ONEONTA. - Yesterday morning, about 11 o'clock, the bark ONEONTA, laden with wheat, in endeavoring to enter the harbor, ran aground and swung around on the breakwater. She was got off with the assistance of several tugs, and came into port with sustaining any serious damage.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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Schooner ONEONTA. U. S. No. 18887. Of 424.44 tons gross; 403.22 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1862. Home port, Bay City, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Oneonta (Schooner), U18887, aground, 26 Oct 1866