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Napoleon (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1857

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Propeller NAPOLEON, stranded near Saugeen, Lake Huron. Property loss $5,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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LAST OF THE NAPOLEON. - Capt. Pratt, Inspector of the Northwestern Insurance Co., returned last evening with the engine, boiler, anchors, chains, &c., of the propeller NAPOLEON, lost near Saugeen last November. The engine is a little broken, but is in the main, in as good order as could have been expected.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 8, 1858

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      Propeller NAPOLEON, i81 tons, built 1845 at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. Built as a 181 schooner, converted to steam 1849. Abandoned 1859.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of U.S.A.
      1790 - 1868 Lytle- Holdcamper List.

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Schooner NAPOLEON, of 180.00 tons. Enrolled and Licensed in the District of Michillmackinac - 1849.
      Tonnage of the Lakes
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, March 30, 1849

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.501111 Longitude: -81.373611
William R. McNeil
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Napoleon (Propeller), aground, 1 Nov 1857