The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Henry Hagar (Schooner), aground, 21 Oct 1868

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SCHOONER 'HENRY HAGAR' WRECKED. -- The schooner HENRY HAGAR, was loading with lumber at Harrisville, Lake Huron, when the storm set in on the 21st., and not being able to get out into the lake, was driven ashore. At last accounts she was going to pieces rapidly. She was built at Buffalo by F. N. Jones in 1849 and measured 238 tons.
      Chicago Tribune
      Thursday, October 29, 1868
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As was anticipated the schr. HENRY HAGAR, which went ashore a few days since at Harrisville, Lake Huron, has become a total loss and gone to pieces. This was her 19th season, having come out in 1849. She was built at Buffalo by Jones & Bagnall and received large repairs in 1861. She was 288 tons, old style. By whom owned or whether insured we are not advised.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 30, 1868

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Schooner HENRY HAGAR, of 238 tons, classed C 1 and valued at $5,000.
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses in 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 14, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.6564 Longitude: -83.29469
William R. McNeil
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Henry Hagar (Schooner), aground, 21 Oct 1868