The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lucy J. Clark (Schooner), U14713, collision, 1 May 1883

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The Schooner HATTIE WELLS, which cleared from here in tow of the Steambarge RHODA STEWART, was badly damaged near Leamington by being run into by the Schooner LUCY J. CLARK, which struck her on the starboard side, carrying away her fore and main rigging and smashing in her rail and bulwarks. The entire forerigging of the CLARK was carried away. Both vessels were towed into Detroit.
      Marine Record
      May 19, 1883

      Schooner LUCY J. CLARK.* U. S. No. 14713. Of 308.95 tons gross; 293.51 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1863. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
* Donates vessel is Lost, Wrecked or otherwise out of service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.0549 Longitude: -82.6062
William R. McNeil
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Lucy J. Clark (Schooner), U14713, collision, 1 May 1883