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Algerine (Schooner), leak, 1 Aug 1866

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ALGERINE Schooner, cargo salt, sprung a leak and damaged cargo on Lake Ontario, August 1866. Property loss, hull $75, cargo $200
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

      SPRUNG A LEAK. - The schooner ALGERINE cleared from this port on Saturday with a cargo of salt for Chicago. About 4 o'clock Sunday morning, when off Genesee, she sprung a leak in her centre-board box, and put back for this place, arriving here at 12 A. M, yesterday, with four and a half feet of water in her hold. She lies at the salt dock discharging her cargo, and the damage will be repaired immediately. - Oswego Times.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 29, 1866

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Reason: leak
Hull damage: $75
Cargo: $200
Freight: salt
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Algerine (Schooner), leak, 1 Aug 1866