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Plover (Schooner), U19680, split sails & etc., 1 Oct 1866

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PLOVER Schooner, cargo iron, split her sails and received other damages on lake Huron, October 1866; Jetted part of cargo. Property loss, hull $1,500 cargo $250
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      DISABLED. - The schooner PLOVER arrived at this port yesterday morning in a disabled condition. During the gale on Lake Huron the most of her sails were split, her small boat lost, besides other damages, which will amount to several hundred dollars. She had on a cargo of iron ore, some 20 tons of which went over the side. - Detroit Free Press, 26th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 29, 1866

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Schooner PLOVER. U. S. No. 19680. oF 282.67 tons. Home port, Cleveland. O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: split sails & etc.
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $250
Freight: iron
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Plover (Schooner), U19680, split sails & etc., 1 Oct 1866