The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
G. D. Dousman (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1871

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Schooner G.D. DOUSMAN, cargo railroad iron, ashore at Point Au Pelee; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      ASHORE AT POINT AU PELEE. - Another schooner is reported ashore at Point au Pelee, near the schooner GEORGE D. DOUSMAN. The tug QUAYLE, with the necessary working apparatus with the schooner DOLPHIN for a lighter, with steam pumps on board, left Detroit for the scene of the disaster Thursday noon. The recent heavy weather, it is feared, will prove unfortunate for the two vessels.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 28, 1871

      AT POINT AU PELEE. - The schooner DOUSMAN, ashore at Point Au Pelee, is now
reported a total wreck, having gone to pieces.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, October 30, 1871

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      THE DOUSMAN OFF. - The schooner DOUSMAN, which was ashore at Point au Pelee
arrived at Detroit yesterday leaking badly. She was recovered by Capt. Rice, marine
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, November 1, 1871

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Reason: aground
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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G. D. Dousman (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1871