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Marengo (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1856

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Schooner MARENGO, cargo coal, sprung a leak, and sunk off Middle Sister Island, Lake Erie; total loss. Property loss, hull $2,000, cargo $1,000.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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SCHR. MARENGO SUNK. - We learn that the schooner MARENGO, bound from Cleveland to this port with a cargo of coal, when near the Middle Sister Island suddenly sprang a leak, and notwithstanding the efforts of her Captain and crew to lighten her of her cargo, sunk in fifteen minutes in about five fathoms water. Efforts will be made to raise her. She was partially insured, but in what companies we did not learn. - Detroit Adv. 20.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      May 21, 1856

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
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William R. McNeil
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Marengo (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1856