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Coquette (Schooner), capsized, 9 Jul 1866

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      Incidents of Interest in Navigation Season of 1866.
July 9, loss of the schooner COQUETTE on Lake Michigan, with four lives.
      Detroit Free Press
      December 23, 1866

COQUETTE Schooner, was wrecked during a gale on lake Michigan, July 1866. Total loss. Four lives lost. Property loss $7000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

COQUETTE Schooner of 260 tons, owned at Oakville by G. Chisholm. Bound from Manitowoc to Chicago July 1866, capsized on Lake Michigan, a total loss, with the loss of four lives. Loss to ship $5,600, insurance $3,000 No loss to cargo, if any
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873, U. S. Coast Guard

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 4
Hull damage: $7,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Coquette (Schooner), capsized, 9 Jul 1866