The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Eliza White (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869

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WHITE, ELIZA Schooner, cargo barley, ashore at Port Ryerse; got off; 8,000 bushels lost.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The following vessels are either ashore or sunk in the neighborhood of Port Dover: The schr. ELIZA WHITE, laden with barley, is sunk, her crew being saved, and the schr. SAM ANDERSON (Probably the Canadian schr. SAM AMSDEN) is ashore at the above place, and full of water; while the schr. JULIETTE is ashore at Nanticock.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 20, 1869 3-6

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      Port Dover, Nov. 19. -- The schooner ELIZA WHITE is sunk off Port Dover, laden with barley. The crew was saved.
      Toledo Blade
      November 20, 1869

The tug FRANK PEREW arrived here yesterday with the schr. ELIZA WHITE, which was sunk at Port Ryerse in the gale. A part of her cargo, about 1,000 bushels was lost and the balance is wet.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 25, 1869 3-4

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Reason: aground
Freight: barley
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.7501 Longitude: -80.24966
William R. McNeil
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Eliza White (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869