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Olive Branch (Sloop), aground, 1 Oct 1831


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On Tuesday last we experienced a straon gale from the N. E.,accompanied with rain. Several of our steamboats were in the upper part of the lake, and in great danger; but finally escaped, without material damage, and without the loss of any of the lives on board. The sloop OLIVE BRANCH, from hence to Ashtabula, was lost at the mouth of Grand River - crew saved. The cargo, consisting of merchandize, valued at several thousand dollars, was owned b Messrs. William and James Reed, of Ashtabula, and wholly lost.
The schooner MARSHALL, of Conneaut, was discovered on the 1st of October off Erie, on her beams end. She was navigated by five men who are supposed to be lost.
      Buffalo Patriot
      October 11, 1831
     
     


      On Tuesday last (says the Buffalo Patriot), we experienced a strong gale from the N. E. accompanied with rain. Several of the steam boats were in the upper part of the lake, and were in great danger; but finally escaped without material damage, and without the loss of any of the lives on board. --- The sloop OLIVE BRANCH, from hence to Ashtabula, was lost at the mouth of Grand River --- crew saved. The cargo consisting of merchandize valued at several thousand dollars, was owned by Messrs. Wm. & James Wade, of Ashtabula, and wholly lost.
      The schooner MARSHALL, of Conneaut, was discovered on the 1st. of October, off Erie, on her beam ends. She was navigated by five men, who are supposed to be lost.
      The Hallowell Free Press
      November 1, 1831



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1831
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20006
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.76032 Longitude: -81.28066
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Olive Branch (Sloop), aground, 1 Oct 1831