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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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes