The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hercules (Schooner), C73911, collision, 1 Nov 1883

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The schooner HERCULES, of Port Burwell, while coming out of Bear Creek for the River St. Clair, on Friday last, was run into by a wood barge and her stern damaged to the extent of $100. She is laden with ties and on arriving here was taken to the Detroit Drydock for repairs. She will be ready to proceed on her voyage today, Tuesday. - Detroit Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 8, 1883

Schooner HERCULES. Official Canada No. 73911. Of 239 tons Register. Built Port Burwell, Ont., 1875. Home port, Port Burwell, Ont. 131.0 x 26.0 x 10.3. Owned by F. McGibbon, of Sarnia, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: collision
Freight: ties
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.728611 Longitude: -82.351388
William R. McNeil
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Hercules (Schooner), C73911, collision, 1 Nov 1883