The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Marengo (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1856

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MARINGO Schooner, cargo coal, sprung a leak and sank off Middle Sister Island. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31,1857 (casualty list)

      The old schr. MARINGO, Capt. Newell, while on a trip from here to Detroit sprang a leak off Hens and Chickens, and sank in 6 fathoms of water. She had on some 300 tons of coal shipped by Crawford & Price. Boat and cargo a total loss. The cargo was insured, the vessel was not. No lives lost. The stm. BAY CITY came along on Sunday just after the captain and crew had taken to their boat, and picked them up and conveyed then to Detroit.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      May 21, 1856 1-4

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Marengo (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1856