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Kincardine (Propeller), aground, 15 Sep 1888

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KINCARDINE Schooner of 135 Tons Reg. and 19 years of age. Home port, Goderich. Bound from Owen Sound to Midland, when on September 15,1888 vessel struck a rock and stranded near French River. A partial loss. Amount on hull $2,000, on cargo $500.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1888
      Department of Marine and Fisheries

Steam barge "KINCARDINE" 15th.September, sunk in French River Harbour, was raised and repaired.
      Casualty Returns for Western Ontario Division
      Steamboat Inspection Report for the year 1888

NOTE:- although listed as a schooner with the wrong tonnage, it becomes obvious that the upper referance was for the Propeller.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Cargo: $500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.941388 Longitude: -80.901944
William R. McNeil
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Kincardine (Propeller), aground, 15 Sep 1888