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W. Y. Emery (Schooner), C71280, aground, 1 Apr 1897

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The Canadian schooner W.Y. EMERY, which ran ashore near Oswego, was released without damage.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      May 7, 1897

NOTE: below would seem to be a totally different casualty, the location of which was not noted, but likely Toronto area ?

Schooner W.Y. EMORY, ashore east of harbor was lightered so much that she was almost floating today, but no tug was secured to pull her off, and the result was that she went on again, harder than before. Capt. Beard has now scuttled the vessel to prevent her going higher up the beach.
A big storm is expected and the result, in all probability will be the breaking up of the schooner.
      Toronto GLOBE
      November 12, 1897
The schooner W.Y. EMORY, was Got Off. The tugs GORDON JERRY and MAY BIRD pulled her off.
      Toronto Globe
      November 16, 1897

Schooner W.Y. EMERY. C71280. Built Port Burwell 1967 by George Dakin. 104.3 x 25.0 x 10.8
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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W. Y. Emery (Schooner), C71280, aground, 1 Apr 1897