Gladwin (Brig), capsized, 1 Aug 1767
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" The two following disasters were each cases of capsizing, and both vessels of Brigantine rig, one of which was the GLADWIN, which capsized near Point Au Pelee, August,1767; and in July, 1768, the Brig BEAN, at or near Bar Point, Lake Erie. Both crews were lost to a man."
Jan. 3, 1884
" Carver states that in June, 1768, I left Michilimackinac and returned in the GLADWIN schooner, a vessel of about 80 tons burthen, over Lake Huron to Lake St. Claire where we left the ship and proceeded to Detroit. In another place [p. 130] he refers to the "GRLDWIN schooner, which I since learn was lost with all her crew on Lake Erie, through the obstinacy of her commander, who could no be persuaded to take in sufficient ballast.
Memorials to Fort Erie and Early Navigation of Lake Erie
By E. A. Cruckshank
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- Reason: capsized
Remarks: Total loss ??
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes