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Wild Rover (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1866

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WILD ROVER Schooner, cargo corn, sunk off Brockville, St. Lawrence River, July 1866. Property loss $5,800
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

WILD ROVER Schooner, of 290 tons, owned at Fairport by Wilcox & others. Bound from Chicago for Ogdensburg, July 1866 vessel sunk off Brockville. Property loss, hull $5,800 insurance $3,500 Losson cargo $9,000 insurance $4,000
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873, U. S. Coast Guard

      By a telegram received yesterday, we learn that the schooner WILD ROVER, with corn from Chicago to Prescott, sank on Friday morning last off Brockville. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 18, 1866

WILD ROVER Schooner, cargo of grain, sunk near Brockville, July 1866. Got up and repaired.
      Canadian Vessel Casualty List, 1866
      Toronto Globe, January 25th. 1867

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $5,800
Freight: corn
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.58341 Longitude: -75.68264
William R. McNeil
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Wild Rover (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1866