The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Lawrence (Bark), lost deck load & sails, 1 Oct 1866

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St. LAWRENCE Bark of 398 Tons, owned at Chicago by Egan & others. Bound from Saginaw to Chicago lost her deck load of lumber and all canvas on Lake Michigan, October 1866. Loss to ship $1,600 insurance $1,200 Loss to cargo $3,600 insurance on cargo,none.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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VESSEL MISSING. - The schooner St. LAWRENCE, loaded with lumber at Two Rivers on the 17th inst., for Chicago, and has not since been heard from. It is feared that she has been lost with all on board.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, October 30, 1866

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Reason: lost deck load & sails
Hull damage: $1,600
Cargo: $3,600
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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St. Lawrence (Bark), lost deck load & sails, 1 Oct 1866