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Millard Fillmore (Schooner), U16395, sunk, 27 Aug 1891

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The schooner FILLMORE, with pig iron from Mackinaw City to Cleveland, sunk during Thursday's blow. The crew saved themselves in a yawl.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Saturday, August 29, 1991
      Wrecks and Heavy Losses.
      The schooner MILLARD FILLMORE, a vessel of 277 tons, valued at $2,000 in Lloyds, rating B1 and owned by S. Sullivan of Detroit, sprang a leak on Lake Huron Thursday night and sank with a cargo of pig iron in thirty feet of water, off Rogers City, Hammonds bay. Capt. G. N. Fisk and crew escaped in a small boat.
      Marine Review
      September 3, 1891
Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE. U. S. No. 16395. Of 291.70 tons gross; 277.12 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1864. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 139.0 x 26.1 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE. Of 385 tons [old style measurement] Built Buffalo 1856 by Bidwell & Banta. Owned by A. English. Home port, Chicago. Value $11,000 Class A 2 REMARKS - Rebuilt in 1864
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: pig iron
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Millard Fillmore (Schooner), U16395, sunk, 27 Aug 1891