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N. G. (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1866

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N.G. Scow, wrecked in Pigeon Bay, one man lost, November 1866. Property loss $800
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      WRECK AND FATAL ACCIDENT. - The scow N. G., which belonged to Mr. John Jennings, sailmaker, was cast away in Pigeon Bay on Saturday last, and is a total wreck. One of the deck hands, Henry Lawrence, was drowned during the storm. Mr. Jennings had recently bought the boat for $800 and sent two men to Cleveland to bring her to Detroit. The boat is a total loss, there being no insurance. - Detroit Free Press, 16th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 19, 1866

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Scow schooner N. G. Built Fairport, Ohio, 1852, by Herrick. Lost 1866 in Pigeon Bay.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $800
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.016388 Longitude: -82.681666
William R. McNeil
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N. G. (Scow), aground, 1 Nov 1866