The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flight (Schooner), aground, 28 Oct 1865

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The schooner FLIGHT, laden with salt, ran ashore on Bois Blanc Island, in the Straits of Mackinaw, on the 28th. ult. She is full of water.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 2, 1865

The tug LEVIATHAN is at Bois Blanc island, engaged in getting off the schooner FLIGHT.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 6, 1865
ABANDONED. -- The schooner FLIGHT, which a few days since went ashore in Mackinaw Straits on Bois Blanc island, has been abandoned by her owners, and has since gone to pieces. She was built in Cleveland in 1857 and was 249 tons burthen. She was insured in the Home Insurance Company for $7,000. -- Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 16, 1865

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Flight (Schooner), aground, 28 Oct 1865