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Ada Medora (Schooner), U403, waterlogged, 16 Sep 1871

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Schooner ADA MEDORA, waterlogged on Lake Erie; towed to detroit.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The schr. ADA MEDORA, lumber laden for Lake Ontario port, became waterlogged during the gale in Lake Erie a few days since, and ran back to Kelly's Island. The ADA MEDORA is owned by D. Whitney, Jr. of Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 18, 1871 3-5

Schooner ADA MEDORA. U. S. No. 403. Of 301.77 tons gross;286.69 tons net, Built Gibralter, Mich., 1867. Home port, Kenosha, Wis. 138.0 x 26.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: waterlogged
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Ada Medora (Schooner), U403, waterlogged, 16 Sep 1871