The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Syracuse (Schooner), aground, 1 Jan 1855

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The Detroit Free Press says: "We learn from the captain of the brig FANNY GARDINER, who arrived in this city yesterday, that the barque CLAYTON, and the schooner SYRACUSE, were driven ashore near the mouth of Cedar Creek during the gale of Sunday evening last. The brig FANNY GARDINER, and the schooner St. MARYS are fast in the ice about a mile from the shore.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 27, 1855

      SCHOONER CYRACUSE. -- The schooner SYRACUSE, which passed the winter beating about in the lake among the islands, succeeded in reaching this place, day before yesterday. She was loaded with railroad iron for the Oakland and Ottawa Railroad, but was obliged to throw overboard a portion of her cargo during a heavy gale which she experienced on the lake last fall. -- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, April 6, 1855

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.010277 Longitude: -82.778888
William R. McNeil
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Syracuse (Schooner), aground, 1 Jan 1855