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Paragon (Brig), sunk, 1 May 1866


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PARAGON Brig, sunk near Point aux Barques, lake Huron, May 1866. Property loss $1,200.
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867


VESSEL SUNK.---The vessel reported in yesterdays issue as being in trouble at or near Point aux Barque, proves to be the Brig PARAGON, which sunk at Port Hope during the prevalence of a severe gale by striking on a reef. - Detroit Post
      Toledo Blade
      May 31, 1866


PARAGON Brig of 212 tons, owned at Erie by Scott & Co. Bound from Detroit for Port Hope, went ashore at Port Hope, Lake Huron, June 1866. Loss to ship $5,000 insurance $3,000. Loss to cargo $2,500, insurance on cargo, none.
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard


NOTE.-- Became barge PARAGON by 1871


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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $2,500
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10822
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Paragon (Brig), sunk, 1 May 1866