The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Hunter (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1874

Full Text

      From private dispatches we learn that the schr. WM. HUNTER, loaded with corn from Toledo, sunk at the dock in Dunkirk yesterday. The vessel was valued at $5,000 and insured for $3,400. The tug ORIENT, with a steam pump was to go to her aid from this port last night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 1, 1874 3-6

      The schr. HUNTER which was sunk at Dunkirk, is owned at Toledoby E. Doville and was loaded with 18,000 bu. of corn by Williams & Hallaran. She is insured for $5,000 on her cargo in the Amazon of Cincinnati, and $3,600 on her hull in the Lamar of New York and the franklin of Virginia, each having a risk of $1,800.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 3, 1874 3-5

      Last evening the owner of the schr. WM. HUNTER, which sunk in the harbor at Dunkirk, received a dispatch stating that she had been raised, and would be towed here for repairs. The vessel had on about 8,000 bu. corn, part of which will be left at Dunkirk and the balance brought to this city. The repairs will be made at Mills& Walsh's drydock.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 7, 1874 3-4

Schooner W. HUNTER, cargo corn, sank at Dunkirk, July 1874. Loss, hull $2,000 cargo $6,500.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $6,500
Freight: corn
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

William Hunter (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1874