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Syracuse (Schooner), sunk, 10 Nov 1863

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Schooner SYRACUSE, cargo coal, sprung a leak and sunk near Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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We are informed by the Board of Lake Underwriters, that the schr. SYRACUSE foundered in 8 or 10 fathoms of water, on Lake Huron, about 12 miles east of Sheboygan, on the 10th inst. The Captain and crew are here.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 18, 1863 3-4

      The Board of Lake Underwriters reports the loss of the schooner SYRACUSE on the 10th last, on Lake Huron, nearly twelve miles east of Cheboygan.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 19, 1863

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $3,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
William R. McNeil
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Syracuse (Schooner), sunk, 10 Nov 1863