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Sultana (Barge), sunk, 15 Nov 1863

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SULTANA Barge, cargo lumber, sunk near Point Aux Barques, L. H. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864 (Casualty List for 1863)

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The tug returned from the barge SULTANA, and reports they could not pump her out. She will probably not be got off this fall.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 16, 1863 3-4

      The barge SULTANA, lumber laden, bound from Buffalo in tow of the tug REINDEER, sunk about 15 miles below Point au Barques. The tug REINDEER went to Detroit and took from there two pumps to raise her.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 16, 1863

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The barge SULTANA, formerly one of the first class passenger steamers, plying between this port and Chicago, was lost on Lake Huron a few nights ago.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 19, 1863

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Barge SULTANA. Of 725 tons. Built Algonac 1847 by Pangburn. Owned by J.S. Noyes. Home port, Buffalo. Value $6,000. Class, No. 3 REMARKS-- Formerly steamer SULTANA.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register for 1863

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $5,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Sultana (Barge), sunk, 15 Nov 1863