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Minnehaha (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1869


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MINNEHAHA Schooner, cargo wheat, sprung a leak and sunk off Port Stanley; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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MINNEHAHA Schooner of 171 Tons, owned at Detroit by Dibble. Bound from Toledo to Buffalo on Oct. 1869, vessel with a cargo of wheat, sprung a leak and sunk in Lake Erie, a total loss. Loss to Vessel $8,000 Loss to cargo $20,000. Insurance on Vessel $4,000. Insurance on cargo $16,000. No lives lost.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes 1863 to 1873
      Report of the United States Coast Guard.

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A telegram from Port Stanley states that the schr. MINNEHAHA, Capt. Dibble, laden with wheat is sunk off that port in 4 fathoms of water. We have no particulars, but the presumption is that the vessel will be a total loss. The MINNEHAHA is owned by Capt. Dibble and doubtless is fully insured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 13, 1869 3-5

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      THE SCHOONER MINNEHAHA. -- We have learned that this vessel sunk two miles off Port Stanley. Her cargo of wheat which was from this port and consigned to Buffalo parties is, of course, a total loss. Capt. Dibble, master and owner of the MINNEHAHA has engaged a small vessel to go out and take off the sails and rigging, and whatever else can be saved, and it is probable that the hull will be a total loss. The vessel was of 172 tons burthen, and insured for $8,000.
      Toledo Blade
      October 16, 1869


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Reason: sunk
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7876
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.66679 Longitude: -81.21644
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minnehaha (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1869