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Wings of the Wind (Schooner), sunk by collision, 1 May 1866

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WINGS OF THE WIND Schooner, cargo coal, sunk by collision with Bark H.P. BALDWIN near Chicago, May 1866; total loss Property loss, hull $2,000 cargo $200.
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

WINGS OF THE WIND Schooner of 370 tons, owned at Toledo by R. Dunnigan, bound from Toledo to --?-- was sunk by collision on Lake Michigan, May 1866. A total loss. Loss to ship $15,000 insurance $9,500 Loss to cargo $11,500 insurance on cargo $5,500.
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

      Work was commenced a few days since, stripping the rigging from the schooner WINGS OF THE WIND, which was sunk a short time since near the crib. - Chicago Tribune, Aug. 24.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 27, 1866

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Reason: sunk by collision
Hull damage: $22,000
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Wings of the Wind (Schooner), sunk by collision, 1 May 1866