The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Caroline A. Bemis (Brig), aground, 27 Aug 1852


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The brig BEMIS, Jeffords, cleared from this port yesterday morning with
a cargo of 5,400 bu. wheat and about 1,800 bbls. flour; owned by Messrs.
Henderson & Pettibone. When about 15 miles out she sprang a leak during the
gale in the evening and was compelled to return. She reached the mouth of
the Bay about 12:00, when becoming waterlogged and unmanageable, she
grounded near the shore in 6 or 7 ft. of water, a short distance below Cedar
Pt. Light House, where she now lies with 5 ft. of water in her hold.
      A portion of the cargo will be saved in a damaged condition, but we
learn was fully insured. The vessel was also insured and will be got off
without material injury.
      Sandusky Daily Register
      August 27, 1852 2-2



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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: wheat & flour
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1852
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18428
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Caroline A. Bemis (Brig), aground, 27 Aug 1852