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D. R. Owens (Schooner), sunk ?, 5 Dec 1872

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Milwaukee, Dec. 10 - Capt. Thompson, late of the LAC LA BELLE, who was on the propeller CUYAHOGA arrived here and reports the schooner MIDDLESEX ashore opposite Round Island, with all hands saved. The schooners W.O. Brown and D.R. OWENS, from Duluth are reported lost with all hands on board. The schooner A.C GRISWOLD from Marquette, is reported lost with all hands. The barges JUPITER and SATURN, ore laden broke loose from the steamer JOHN A. DIX and drifted ashore at Whitefish point, all hands lost. The Canadian steamer CUMBERLAND is frozen in at Bear Lake, with 50 passengers on board.
      The Toronto Mail
      Wednesday, December 11, 1872

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NOTE:- If the D.R. OWENS did sink, she is still listed in the 1873 Underwriters Register. A doubtful casualty report ?

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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D. R. Owens (Schooner), sunk ?, 5 Dec 1872