Mercer (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1866
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MERCER Schooner, sprang a leak and got ashore on Lake Huron, September 1866. Property loss $700
Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867
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MERCER Schooner of 130 Tons, owned at Detroit by W.H. Barse. Bound from Saginaw to Cleveland, September 1866, went ashore at Port Hope, Lake Huron. Loss to ship $900 insurance $450 Loss to cargo $780
Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report
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DISASTER ON LAKE HURON. - The schooner MERCER, which took her departure on Saturday last from Saginaw for Toledo, sprung a leak off Point au Barques on Sunday, and was obliged to throw overboard a portion of her deck load to prevent her from foundering. Her troubles, however, did not end here. At Port Hope she got ashore on a point, and was again compelled to dispose of more of her cargo in the same manner, when she came on to Detroit, arriving here yesterday. - Detroit Free Press, 20th.
Buffalo Daily Courier
September 22, 1866
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- Reason: aground
Hull damage: $700
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes