The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oneonta (Bark), U18887, dismasted, 13 Aug 1866

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ONEONTA Bark, of 616 tons, owned at Buffalo by S.V.R. Watson. Bound from Buffalo to Chicago, August 1866, was dismasted in a gale on lake Michigan. Loss to ship $600 insurance $400
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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ONEONTA Bark, cargo coal, dismasted off Grand Haven, September 1866. Property loss $5,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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      DISMASTED. - We learn by telegram to the Board of Lake Underwriters that the bark ONEONTA is dismasted off Grand Haven. A tug has gone from Chicago to her assistance.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 14, 1866

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The bark ONEONTA, which was dismasted in a gale on Lake Michigan, on the 13th. of August, after undergoing a general overhauling, left here yesterday with a cargo of wheat for Buffalo. - Chicago Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 18, 1866

Schooner ONEONTA. U. S. No. 18887. Of 424.44 tons gross; 403.22 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1862. Home port, Bay City, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: dismasted
Hull damage: $600
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Oneonta (Bark), U18887, dismasted, 13 Aug 1866