The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maple Leaf (Schooner), U16422, sunk, 29 Sep 1867

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MARINE DISASTERS - The schooner PILOT of Chicago, reports having seen about 10 miles down the lake, the 29th ult., a small vessel, bottom upwards. As none of the crew were to be seen, it is supposed all were drowned. Schooner MAPLE LEAF, sunk near Chicago. Schr. D.S. DICKINSON, which left that city Sunday, sprung a leak and was obliged to return. Other disasters are reported but none of a serious nature.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Wednesday, October 2, 1867

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      MARINE ITEMS - The schooner MAPLE LEAF proves a total loss.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Tuesday, November 12, 1867

Schooner MAPLE LEAF. U. S. No. 16422. Of 222 tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854 by G.S. Weeks. 122.5 x 25.7 x 10.3. Two masts. - Wrecked Detroit Island 1867.
      Herman Runge List

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Maple Leaf (Schooner), U16422, sunk, 29 Sep 1867