Hiawatha (Schooner), sunk by collision, 1 Oct 1866
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HIAWATHA Schooner, Cargo wheat, sunk by collision with propeller ONEIDA off Point au Sable, October 1866. Property loss, hull $12,000, cargo $20,000.
Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867
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HIAWATHA Schooner of 226 tons, owned at Chicago by Becker & Co. Bound from Chicago to Buffalo was sunk by collision, Lake Michigan, October 1866. Vessel and cargo of grain a total loss. Loss on ship $16,000 insurance $13,500 Loss on cargo $23,000 insurance $18,200
Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report
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COLLISION AND LOSS OF SCHOONER HIAWATHA. - From information received by parties here, we understand that on Saturday of Sunday last, the propeller ONEIDA collided with the schooner HIAWATHA, off Point au Sable; the latter immediately sank. Her cargo consisted of wheat, and she had but little insurance on her hull.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Wednesday, October 17, 1866
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- Reason: sunk by collision
Hull damage: $12,000
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes