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Charles P. Minch (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1884

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MINCH, C.P. Schooner. Home port, Chicago. On Nov.5, 1884 vessel went ashore at Collingwood, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, with a cargo of corn p.; got off. Cargo loss $15,000. Hull loss $7,500. Insurance $22,500
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald, November 28, 1884

Smith & Davis received a dispatch from Capt. McLeod at Collingwood on Monday. He had received a steam pump and would at once try to pump out the schooner C. P. MINCH. If he could pump her out he thought he would have no difficulty in getting her into port. Her corn cargo is ruined.
      Marine Record
      November 13, 1884

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $7,500
Cargo: $15,000
Freight: corn.p.
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.4834 Longitude: -80.21638
William R. McNeil
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Charles P. Minch (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1884