The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fremont (Schooner), sunk, 17 Jun 1861

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FREMONT Schooner, cargo wheat, lost foremast on Lake Huron, put into Port Huron.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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      SUNK. -- We learn that the schooner BEN FLINT, having on board a cargo of wheat, struck on the Cleveland pier last evening and immediately sunk. We have no further particulars.
later. -- By a dispatch from Cleveland we learn that the schooner FREMONT, with 14,000 bushels wheat for Buffalo sank in the river last night. The schooner BEN FLINT with a cargo of wheat for Buffalo, is ashore west of the pier, full of water. Both hulls and the FREMONT's cargo are insured in Buffalo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 17, 1861

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Fremont (Schooner), sunk, 17 Jun 1861