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Ida (Scow), aground, 1 Oct 1862

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ADDA Scow, when going into Cleveland, struck the Pier and drove ashore.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List 1862)

ASHORE. -- The Cleveland leader says during the severe storm of Friday night the scows IDA and FOREST CHIEF, in attempting to enter the harbor, missed the entrance and went ashore on the beach above the west pier. The IDA stove a hole in her bow by striking agains the pier. They will probably be got off today. Several vessels, in making the harbor on Saturday forenoon, narrowly escaped getting on the old piles of the west pier.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      October 14, 1862
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NOTE. - See also ADDA of same date (duplicate entry)

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Ida (Scow), aground, 1 Oct 1862