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Golden Fleece (Bark), U10197, lost an anchor, 10 Oct 1866

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GOLDEN FLEECE Bark, lost her anchor on St. Clair River, October 1866. Property loss $275.
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      ANCHOR LOST. - The bark GOLDEN FLEECE, upward bound, while at anchor on Lake St. Clair, yesterday morning, was struck by a heavy squall, parting her chain and losing her anchor. It can be recovered. - Detroit Free Press, 11th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 13, 1866

Schooner GOLDEN FLEECE. U. S. No. 10197. Of 45.96 gross tons; 429.37 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 161.0 x 30.5 x 12.2.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: lost an anchor
Hull damage: $275
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Golden Fleece (Bark), U10197, lost an anchor, 10 Oct 1866