The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Edward Kelley (Schooner), U8997, aground, 1 Nov 1880

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The grain was all removed from the schr. EDWARD KELLEY this morning. As soon as the water rises again she will be pulled off. Negotiations are pending for the release of the barges MOHAWK and KEYSTONE. The latter was being blocked this morning to prevent her becoming further "hogged."
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 10, 1880 3-4

The schr. EDWARD KELLY, which went ashore at the old stone breakwater in the recent gale was pulled off yesterday afternoon by the tugs MARY E. PIERCE and ONEIDA, and towed to the Union Drydock Co.'s yard for an examination. She is believed not to be much damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 11, 1880 3-3

The schr. EDWARD KELLY, recently ashore here, came out of the Union Drydock last night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 13, 1880 3-5

Schooner EDWARD KELLEY. U. S. No. 8997. Of 776 gross tons; 737 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1874. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 187.0 x 35.0 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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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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Edward Kelley (Schooner), U8997, aground, 1 Nov 1880