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Oneida (Propeller), U18888, aground, 6 Nov 1872

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The steamer ONEIDA, upward bound, is reported aground on the lower end of Bois Blanc Island, at the mouth of the Detroit Rier, having got there during thick weather on Monday night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 7, 1872 3-4

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      The prop. ONEIDA, reported aground at the mouth of the river is not off yet. Her captain has arrived in this city and reports the vessel as hard on, and the water having taken a recent fall renders her situation more difficult than before. The ONEIDA is downward bound, and not up, as previously stated, and is laden with 26,624 bu. barley, 1,000 bu. wheat and 1,200 bbls. flour. Her entire deck load will have to be removed ere she can be moved, and perhaps the grain also. Up to the latest advices she has sustained no damage and is not leaking. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 8, 1872 3-4

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The prop. ONEIDA, recently hard aground at the mouth of Detroit River, has been got off without material damage to herself or cargo. She arrived at this port early yesterday morning.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 9, 1972 3-6

Steam screw ONEIDA. U. S. No. 18888. Of 1070.50 tons gross; 928.54 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 862. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 200.3 x 31.7 x 12.0.
      Merchant Vessel List U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
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William R. McNeil
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Oneida (Propeller), U18888, aground, 6 Nov 1872