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Rising Star (Schooner), U21474, aground, 29 Oct 1877

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      Por Dover, Oct. 29. - The schooner RISING STAR, wheat laden, from Chicago to Buffalo, is ashore at Long Point. The crew were saved.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 30, 1877

      An expedition has gone from Buffalo to rescue the schooner RISING STAR, ashore east of the cut at Long Point.
      Cleveland Herald
      November 1, 1877

American schooner RISING STAR, bound from Chicago to Oswego, by an error of judgment vessel stranded at the Old Cut, near Port Rowan. A partial loss. No date of casualty is given.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, during the year of 1877
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Sessional Papers A. 1879

Schooner RISING STAR. U. S. No. 21474. Of 294.05 tons gross; 279.35 tons net. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1865. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 135.9 x 26.1 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1896

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Rising Star (Schooner), U21474, aground, 29 Oct 1877