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H. G. Cleveland (Schooner), U11762, aground, 2 May 1873

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Capt. E.P. Dorr has information that the 3-masted black vessel ashore on Long Pt. is the CITY OF THE STRAITS. She wintered in Buffalo and was on her upward trip, loaded with coal. Also, that the schr. H.G. CLEVELAND is ashore on Long Pt., near the CITY OF THE STRAITS. She was also loaded with coal, and bound up.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 5, 1873 3-5

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Tug BRYANT has just returned from Long Pt. and reports the vessels CITY OF THE STRAITS and H.G. CLEVELAND off and both gone on their way, having received no damage that is apparent.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 6, 1873 3-4

Schooner H.G. CLEVELAND. U. S. No. 11762. Of 264 tons gross; 251 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 137.2 x 25.8 x 10.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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H. G. Cleveland (Schooner), U11762, aground, 2 May 1873