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Seminole (Brig), dismasted, 1 Oct 1866

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SEMINOLE Brig, dismasted during a gale on Lake Erie, October 1866. Property loss $3,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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SEMINOLE Brig of 243 Tons, owned at Algonac by Severtant Co. Bound from Buffalo to Detroit was dismasted by collision on Lake Erie, October 1866. Loss to ship $500 no insurance.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      MARINE DISASTERS. - The following telegrams were received at the Board of Lake Underwriters, yeaterday, from Detroit:
      Schooner GEO. FOOTE here; lost anchor and chain; considerably damaged.
      Brig SEMINOLE here; dismasted
      Schooner UNCLE TOM here; dismasted
      Bark JESSIE HOYT at Mackinac; dismasted
      Brig MARINER here, all sails gone.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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Reason: dismasted
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Seminole (Brig), dismasted, 1 Oct 1866