The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Millard Fillmore (Schooner), U16395, aground, 1 Nov 1859

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Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE, cargo of wheat, ashore on Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, November 1859. Jettisoned 900 bushels of wheat and got off. property loss, hull $100 cargo $1,000
      Disasters to Oswego vessels During 1859
      Oswego (N. Y.) Commercial Times
      April 10, 1859

Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE. U. S. No. 16395. Of 291.70 tons gross; 277.12 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1864. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 139.0 x 26.1 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE. Of 385 tons [old style measurement] Built Buffalo 1856 by Bidwell & Banta. Owned by A. English. Home port, Chicago. Value $11,000 Class A 2 REMARKS - Rebuilt in 1864
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $100
Cargo: $1,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
William R. McNeil
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Millard Fillmore (Schooner), U16395, aground, 1 Nov 1859