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Napoleon (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1855

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NAPOLEON Schooner, cargo anthracite coal, sprang a leak and sunk in deep water off Erie. Property loss $4,800.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

      We learn from a telegraphic dispatch received this afternoon by Latham & Toker, that the schr. NAPOLEON, bound from this port to Windsor, with a cargo of coal, sunk last night near Erie. Crew all saved. - Oswego Times, 11th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 11, 1855 3-2

      The Oswego Palladium says, that the schr. NAPOLEON, bound from that port for Windsor, sank on Thursday night last (8/9) near Erie. Crew saved.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 15, 1855 2-6

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: anthracite coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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Napoleon (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1855