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Maggie (Schooner), sunk, 13 Nov 1883

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The schr. MAGGIE left Erie Saturday night for Cleveland, and last night the door of the vessel was found floating in the lake. She was manned by Wm. Wakefield and Geo. Pryor, who are undoubtedly lost.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 14, 1883 3-3

MAGGIE Schooner, of 137 Tons, and 36 years of age. Valued at $3,000. Became a total loss on Lake Ontario during 1883.
      Lost Tonnage on the lakes in 1883
      Marine Record, December 27, 1883

MAGGIE Schooner, foundered November 13, 1883. App. value,$600. app. loss $600.
      Casualty List for 1883
      Toronto Globe, Dec. 4, 1883

NOTE :- the MAGGIE was originally the schooner SPEEDWELL built at Cleveland in 1847, by Sanford & Moses, renamed c1861 see the 1864 Underwriters Register.

Schooner SPEEDWELL. Of 160 tons. Built Cleveland in 1847 by Sanford & Moses. Owned by Herman & Beckman. Home port, Cleveland. Class, C 1. Value $2,000.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1860

Schooner MAGGIE. Built Cleveland, 1847. Of 106 tons Register. 97.3 x 21.8 x 8.0 Owned by Edward Hammond, Forwarder of Port Dover . Home port, Montreal. (Registered under the Imperial Act.)
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1875

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 3
Hull damage: $600
Cargo: ?
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Maggie (Schooner), sunk, 13 Nov 1883