The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Junius (Schooner), capsized, 1 Sep 1866

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JUNIUS Schooner, cargo lumber, water-logged and rolled over, on Lake Erie, September 1866. Total loss Property loss, hull $1,500 cargo $4,000
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

JUNIUS Schooner of 216 Tons, owned at Toronto by Jackman & Co. Bound from Port Huron to Cleveland, September 1866; water-logged and Total loss on Lake Erie.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

      LOSS OF A VESSEL. - On Thursday last about noon, the schooner JUNIUS, downward bound, with a cargo of lumber, from Toledo, waterlogged near Long Point, and after rounding to for the purpose of coming to anchor, rolled over and became a total loss. The crew were saved by the schooner SEABIRD, of Buffalo, Capt. J. Spear. The vessel was upward of 20 years old and probably not very seaworthy. - Detroit Free Press, 18th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 20, 1866

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Reason: capsized
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $4,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Junius (Schooner), capsized, 1 Sep 1866