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Garibaldi (Schooner), aground, 18 Jul 1883


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GARIBALDI Steamer (?) of 20 years of age, 166 Tons Reg. Home port, Hamilton, bound from Echo Lake to Point Edward, stranded in a gale on Sister Rocks, Lake Huron, July 18,1883.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1883
      Department of Marine and Fisheries



GARIBALDI Schooner, Official Can. No. 77,700. Home port, Hamilton, of 164 Tons Reg. Built 1863 at Port Rowan. 103 x 25.5 x 9.8 Owned by John McPherson, of Luknow, Me.
      List of Vessels on the Registry books of the
      Dominion of Canada for the year 1886


NOTE:- the Marine & Fisheries casualty, gives the vessel as a steamer, when in fact it was a schooner. No account of this stranding is given in the other 1883 Casualty Lists. It was however got off, as the GARIBALDI was a total loss in 1887. The Sister Rocks on Lake Huron, could be Sister Rock, Georgian Bay, (east shore) there is also a Echo Bay in the area. ??? The Casualty is Suspect
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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.9140
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.238888 Longitude: -80.215277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Garibaldi (Schooner), aground, 18 Jul 1883