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Norman (Propeller), sunk, 1 Oct 1866

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NORMAN Propeller, sunk in Sault River, October 1866. Property loss $4,000.
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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NORMAN Propeller of 545 Tons, owned at Chicago by Leopold Co. Bound from Marquette to Chicago, sunk in the Sault River by striking a rock, October 1866. Loss to ship $1,900 insurance $900. Loss to cargo $1,000 insurance $600.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      STEAMER NORMAN. - The steamer NORMAN, of the Chicago and Lake Superior line is sunk above Sailors' Encampment, Lake Michigan (sic.) She had 380 tons pig iron on board.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 22, 1866

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $4,000
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
William R. McNeil
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Norman (Propeller), sunk, 1 Oct 1866