Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cleveland (Steamboat), aground, 8 Oct 1862
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Steamer CLEVELAND, cargo cattle, etc., ashore on Manitou Island, Lake Superior, jettisoned cargo and got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      The steamer CLEVELAND, Captain S. Andrews, ran hard aground on a reef, about
one mile from the light-house on Manitou Island, on the morning of the 8th, and her
entire cargo, consisting of cattle, flour, provisions, &c., also her fuel had to be thrown
overboard before she could be got afloat. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 16, 1862

Item Type
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,700
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: cattle
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Cleveland (Steamboat), aground, 8 Oct 1862