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Winfield Scott (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1866

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WINFIELD SCOTT Schooner, cargo iron ore, sunk at Cleveland, September 1866. Raised. property loss $470
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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SINKING OF A SCHOONER. - Yesterday afternoon, as the schooner WINFIELD SCOTT was entering the harbor, loaded with iron ore, she struck a stone on the bottom of the river, near the East Pier. Although considerably injured she managed to reach Stockwell's dock, where she soon afterwards sunk.
      The schooner COMELY, in leaving the harbor this morning, in tow of the LEVI JOHNSON, ran into the sunken schooner WINFIELD SCOTT, while dodging the scow MAINE, and carried away several yards of the SCOTT. - Cleveland Plain Dealer, 22nd.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, September 25, 1866

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      RAISED. - The schooner WINFIELD SCOTT, that was sunk at Stockwell's dock, on Friday night, is being raised and unloaded today. - Cleveland Plain Dealer,24th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, September 26, 1866

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $470
Freight: iron ore
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Winfield Scott (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1866