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Republican (Schooner), sunk, 18 Apr 1860

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The schr. REPUBLICAN, of Huron Ohio, Stephen Corville, master, bound from New York to Mobile with an assorted cargo of merchandise, was wrecked, April 18th, on Elbow Reef, near Abaco, off the coast of Florida. All hands saved. The vessel and cargo were a total loss. Insurance on vessel and freight but $9,500 in Philidelphia companies. - Cleveland Herald, Thursday.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 19, 1860

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      SCHOONER REPUBLICAN. - By a letter received from E.P. Dorr, Esq., from the Underwriter's agent at Nassau, New Providence, dated April 28th, we learn that the schooner REPUBLICAN, of Milan, Capt. Covill, from New York for Mobile with an assorted cargo, was totally lost on Elbow Cay, Island of Arbaco. Part of the cargo was saved and taken into Nassau, badly damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, May 17, 1860

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $9,500
Cargo: included
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Total loss
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  • North Carolina, United States
    Latitude: 35.22546 Longitude: -75.5621
William R. McNeil
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Republican (Schooner), sunk, 18 Apr 1860