The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Roanoke (Schooner), U21299, aground, 1 Oct 1866

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ROANOKE Schooner, ashore at Alpena, October 1866. Total loss. Property loss $5,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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ROANOKE Schooner of 120 Tons, owned at Racine by Glass & Co. Bound from
Chicago to Pentwater, went ashore at Pentwater, a total loss, October 1866. Loss to ship $8,000 insurance 5,000
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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The schooners CLIPPER CITY and ROANOKE are reported lost with all hands. - Milwaukee Sentinel
      Buffalo Daily Coourier
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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      MARINE NEWS. - SCHOONER ROANOKE ASHORE. - The old schooner ROANOKE, which was reported lost with all on board, ran ashore during the gale at Pentwater, Michigan. Her crew escaped to the shore. The vessel will probably prove a total loss, and her outfit is also badly used.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, October 30, 1866

Schooner ROANOKE. U. S. No. 21299. Of 119.85 tons. Home port, Racine, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
William R. McNeil
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Roanoke (Schooner), U21299, aground, 1 Oct 1866