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J. M. Spaulding (Schooner), U75796, sunk, 1 Jul 1883

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SPAULDING, J.M. Schooner, of 79 Tons Reg. and 10 years of age. Home port, Detroit. Bound from Rondeau to Detroit, foundered due to mismanagement at Rondeau Pier during September 1883. Listed as a partial loss Hull $200 Cargo $100.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1883
      Department of Marine & Fisheries

The schooner J.M. SPAULDING, of Detroit, in going out of Rondeau, loaded, ran on the west pier, capsized and sunk. The crew were saved
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, July 1883
Schooner J.M. SPAULDING. U. S. No. 75796. Of 71.72 tons gross; 68.14 tons net. Built Manhattan, Ohio, 1875.
Home port, Detroit, Mich. 88.6 x 22.0 x 6.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $100
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2975 Longitude: -81.888611
William R. McNeil
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J. M. Spaulding (Schooner), U75796, sunk, 1 Jul 1883