The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jura (Schooner), C85411, aground, 3 Nov 1884

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JURA Schooner. Home port, St. Catharines. On Nov. 3, 1884 Schooner went ashore near New Glasgow, Lake Erie, with a cargo of wheat, and became a total loss. Cargo loss $4,500. Hull loss $4,000. Insurance $7,500.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping 1884
      Cleveland Herald, Nov. 28th. 1884

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Cleveland - The schr. JURA went on Smith's boxes yesterday for refastening. She was overhauled at St. Catharines last winter, where she is owned, and received some new frames and new ceiling and new cabin.
      Marine Record
      May 28, 1885 1-1

Schooner JURA. Official Canada No. 85411. Of 98 tons reg. Built Colborne, Ont., 1868. Home port, St.. Catharines, Ont. 85.0 x 20.5 x 8.2 Owned by George W. Chase, of Colborne, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $4,500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.51679 Longitude: -81.63306
William R. McNeil
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Jura (Schooner), C85411, aground, 3 Nov 1884