The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kate Robinson (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869

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ROBINSON, K. Schooner (Canadian), ashore at Colchester, Lake Erie; a total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The schr. EAGLE WING of Detroit, with a cargo of coal is a total loss on Clay Banks. The cook was lost, and the others greatly exhausted, having been in the rigging for 22 hours. The schrs. SCOTLAND and KATE ROBINSON are ashore in the same neighborhood. A dozen others are reported ashore at the west end of Lake Erie. Their names have not been ascertained.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 20, 1869 3-6

Detroit, Nov. 19. -- The steam barges HENRY HOWARD, WARRINGTON, and schooner WARNER, are ashore in Saginaw Bay. The two former insured in the Republic, Chicago. The tug and pumps were sent from here.
      The following disasters on Lake Erie :
      The propeller GRANITE STATE, full of water on Gull Island Reef.
      Brig CONCORD, of Detroit, cargo of coal, lost off Port Bruce. All but mate and two sailors perished.
      Schooner CHICAGO, ashore opposite Cleveland. Probably a total loss.
      Schooners QUICKSTEP and HANSON, CHICAGO ashore off Long Point. Several others in the same vicinity, names unknown.
Schooner EAGLE WING, of Detroit, with a cargo of coal, total loss.
Schooners SCOTLAND, and KATE ROBINSON ashore in the same neighborhood. Over a dozen others reported ashore on the West end of Lake Erie. Names not ascertained.
      Toledo Blade
      November 20, 1869

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.98339 Longitude: -82.93314
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Kate Robinson (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869