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Sligo (Schooner), C72711, Lost some sails, 1 Nov 1883

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The schooner SLIGO, reported missing since November 7, at which time she cleared at Vert Island, Lake Superior, has arrived at Chicago minus some canvas, but otherwise all right and her crew all well. - Cleveland Report
      Marine Record
      November 29, 1883

(The recent violent November gale bid its adieu after five days duration, and it is now well enough to take a retrospective view of its results. So far as at present known there were upon the entire chain of lakes 142 casualties and 57 lives lost.) Nov. 12 to Nov. 17
      Marine Record
      November 22, 1883

Schooner SLIGO. Official Canada No. 72711. Of 284 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1874. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 137.0 x 23.0 x 11.8 Owned by Geo. A. Graham, of Port Arthur, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: Lost some sails
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Sligo (Schooner), C72711, Lost some sails, 1 Nov 1883