The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Napoleon (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1866

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NAPOLEON Schooner of 149 Tons, owned at Milwaukke by Nelson Bros. Bound from Manistee to Chicago, lost her deck load of lumber on Lake Michigan, October 1866. Loss to ship $100 loss to cargo $1,800 no insurance.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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THE SOUTHEASTER. - The storm from the southeast, on Thursday, was severely felt along the west shore. The lake is said to have been quite as rough as it was on the east shore during the gale on Monday.
      The schooner NAPOLEON reached here yesterday with the loss of her deck load of lumber, which was washed overboard. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, October 30, 1866

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Reason: lost deck load
Hull damage: $100
Cargo: $1,800
Freight: lumber
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Napoleon (Schooner), lost deck load, 1 Oct 1866