The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lavinia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1855

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The Cleveland Herald of the 25th says:-- Those who came down on the RESCUE, report the total loss of the schooner LAVINIA with a cargo of wheat, run ashore in a snow storn near Lexington, near the southern end of Lake Huron. They also report the schooner CURLEW with a cargo of grain, on Skillagalee Reef.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 27, 1855

The schooner LAVINIA with a cargo of wheat, is ashore near Lexington. Supposed to be a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 28, 1855

      The schooner LAVINIA, reported lost near Lexington, has arrived at this port.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 30, 1855

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Reason: aground
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.26808 Longitude: -82.53076
William R. McNeil
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Lavinia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1855