The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
C. J. Magill (Schooner), U4371, gale damage, 1 Aug 1869

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MAGILL, C.J. Schooner, damaged $300 in a gale at Marquette, Lake Superior.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

MAGILL, C.J. Schooner of 334 Tons, owned at Cleveland by J.F. Drake. Vessel bound from Cleveland to Marquette, Lake Michigan, in August of 1869 was damaged in outfit by storm on Lake Michigan, Loss to vessel $300, no insurance.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes, 1863 to 1873
      Report of the United States Coast Guard.

NOTE :- Capt. Hall's Casualty list gives the position as Lake Superior, however this must be an error, and Lake Michigan is correct.

Schooner Barge C.J. MAGILL. U. S. No. 4371. Of 334 tons gross; 317 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1863. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 142.2 x 30.4 x 11.4 Crew of 5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: gale damage
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.54354 Longitude: -87.39542
William R. McNeil
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C. J. Magill (Schooner), U4371, gale damage, 1 Aug 1869