The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
D. L. Couch (Schooner), C ?, sunk, 18 Jul 1872

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The schooner D.L. COUCH, of Detroit, formerly the schooner ACORN, went down about 10 miles from Long Point, on Thursday last. Two lives lost.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, July 23, 1872

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Capt. O. Quick of the FLEETWING reports the schr. D.L. COUCH sunk about 15 miles off Long Pt. yesterday, about 1:00. She was bound up loaded with coal and probably sprung a leak, being an old craft. Her rigging is out of water. The sea was calm.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 22, 1872 2-9

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      The schr. D.L. COUCH went down near Long Pt. on July 21. Capt. George Brady noted two masts above the water opposite Long Pt. Light about 8 miles distant from the shore.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 2, 1872 3-3

Schooner D.L. COUCH. U. S. No. 6503. Of 85.54 tons. Home port, New Balitmore, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869 . . . . .

NOTE:-- The D.L. COUCH, became a Canadian vessel in 1871 ?
      Herman Runge Notes

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Lives: 2
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
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D. L. Couch (Schooner), C ?, sunk, 18 Jul 1872