Marshal Ney (Schooner), aground, 14 Apr 1859
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WRECKED. -- The Detroit Tribune says the schooner MARSHALL NEY, of Lakeport, was wrecked among the Manitou Islands on Lake Huron, during the gale of the 14th. ult. She was owned by Joseph Bennett and A.P. Sexton, of Lakeport. She is a total wreck, and being uninsured, is a total loss to the owners. She was freighted by H.H.B. Dowling & Co., of Port Huron - freight insured. Her captain and crew saved themselves with great difficulty, having to swim about half a mile amongst floating ice.
Buffalo Daily Republic
May 12, 1859
NOTE:-- Manitou Islands on Lake Huron, could likely be Manitoulin Island: The Manitou Islands are in Lake Michigan. ?
Schooner MARSHAL NEY. Of 73.25 tons. Built St. Clair River, 1830. 65.0 x 19.0 x 6.10 One deck. Two masts. No figure head. Owned by Francis P. Billings, of Buffalo and Charles A. Comstock of Buffalo and James McBride of Monroe, Mich.
1 0f 1840, dated April 11, 1840
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- William R. McNeil
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