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Highland Chief (Scow), aground, 18 Jun 1866

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HIGHLAND CHIEF Scow, ashore at Fairport, June 1866. Property loss $453
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

HIGHLAND CHIEF Scow of 50 tons, owned at Cleveland by Yates & Co. Bound from Buffalo to Cleveland, went ashore near Fairport a Total loss June 1866. loss to ship $500 insurance $350
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873 U.S. Coast Guard Report

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 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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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $453
Freight: wood
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Highland Chief (Scow), aground, 18 Jun 1866