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J. M. Lee (Scow), U12719, aground, 18 Jun 1866

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Scow J.M. LEE, missed the pier and went to pieces near Buffalo, June 1866.
Property loss $800
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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      MARINE DISASTERS. - The telegraph brings us further information of the effects of the late storm on the lakes. - Schooner J.M. LEE, dragged anchor, went ashore near Buffalo, and is going to pieces. (part)
      Toledo Blade
      June 20, 1866

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      WRECKS. - The MARY KING is reported capsized about ninety miles from this port, with the men clinging to the rigging, and the scow J.N. LEE is aground off the Round House. (J.P KING ?)
      The Buffalo Evening Post
      Wednesday, June 20, 1866

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LOSSES BY THE GREAT JUNE STORM. - Total wrecks. Scow J.M. LEE. (part of list)
      Toledo Blade
      June 30, 1866

Scow/schooner J.M. LEE. U. S. No. 12719. Of 79.18 tons. Built Irving, N.Y., 1852 by Wm. Walker. DISPOSITION -- Lost Lake Erie, 1866
      Herman Runge Notes
NOTE:-- The J. M. LEE is listed in the Merchant Vessel Registers up to 1879 ??

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $800
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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J. M. Lee (Scow), U12719, aground, 18 Jun 1866