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W. B. Hibbard (Schooner), gale damage, 1 Oct 1866

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W.B. HIBBARD Schooner, damaged by a gale on Lake Huron, October 1866. property loss $1,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      SCHOONER W.B. HIBBARD.- This vessel arrived here on Friday with a cargo of grain in good condition, although she was out in the late gale and suffered some damage. While lying at Faulse Presque Isle, she dragged foul of the schooner St. ANDREW, knocking out some twenty of her stanchions. She also lost in the gale two jibs, her boat, and a hawser. She is now in dry dock being repaired. - Cleveland Herald
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 31, 1866

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Reason: gale damage
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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W. B. Hibbard (Schooner), gale damage, 1 Oct 1866