The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Resolute (Schooner), 2 Nov 1870


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Erie, Pa, Nov. 1 - Barque SIR E.W. HEAD, of ST. Catharines port, Capt. Thomas Read, with a crew of 6 men and a cargo of coat bound to Toronto from Cleveland, left at 2 p.m. Sunday. She passed here about noon yesterday, leaking badly, and went ashore about 18 miles East of here at 2 p.m. One of the crew was washed overboard. The captain and rest of the crew took to the boat and about halfway to the shore. The boat was swamped and three more of the crew was drowned. Names of the lost are Thomas Oustrum, George Johnson, and George ?, of St. Thomas Ontario. And one man unknown, who shipped at Cleveland. The vessel is supposed to be a total wreck. Captain Read reports another vessel wrecked below the HEAD. The entire crew are supposed to be lost.
The RESOLUTE, which was feared lost in that same storm, was learned to be safe behind Long Point.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Wed., November 2, 1870


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safe behind Long Pt.
Date of Original:
1870
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McN.E.6890
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Resolute (Schooner), 2 Nov 1870