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Darien (Schooner), U6142, aground, 18 Jun 1866

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DARIEN Schooner of 298 tons, owned at Toledo by B. Miller. Bound from Buffalo to Cleveland, went ashore near Cleveland, June 1866. Loss to ship $1,000 loss to cargo $700 Insurance on ship $600, Insurance on cargo $350
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873, U. S. Coast Guard Report

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Cleveland, June 19.---the Schooners HIGHLAND CHIEF, ALMIRA, JOSEPHINE, with wood, are ashore, and a large schooner, name unknown, is pounding at anchor at Fairport. Two large barks, names unknown, are ashore just at East fairport. The Schooners DAVID and LAFFELL (DARIEN and SUFFELL), with lumber, are ashore at Euclid. The Brig WILLIAMS is badly damaged, here, by pounding against the dock. The storm is over.
      Toledo Blade
      June 19, 1866

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MARINE DISASTERS.---The telegraph brings us further information of the effects of the late storm on the lakes.--Schooners SNOW BIRD and DARIEN, ashore near Euclid, Ohio. (part)
      Toledo Blade
      June 20, 1866

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Schooner DARIEN. U. S. No. 6142. Of 298 tons. Built Milan, O., 1855. Lost Lake Huron 1870.
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $700
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Darien (Schooner), U6142, aground, 18 Jun 1866