The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Conrad Reid (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jun 1866

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CONRAD REID Schooner, stove a hole in her botton and sunk below Sarnia, June 1866. Property loss $900
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

The schr. R.J. GIBBS, with a cargo of lumber for Cleveland ran on her anchor on Sunday morning, below Sarnia, stove a hole in her bottom and sunk. Efforts are being made to raise her, which will be effected in the course of a day or so. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 13, 1866 3-4

The Detroit Free Press says: We were informed a few days since in the report that the schr. R.J. GIBBS had run on her anchor and sunk in the River St. Clair. The vessel, it appears, was the CONRAD REID, which has since been raised, brought to this port, and is now in Campbell & Owen's drydock for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 16, 1866 3-5

CONRAD REID Schooner of 131 Tons, owned at Cleveland by R. Rarrow, bound from Port Huron to Cleveland, sunk by running on an anchor in the St. Clair River, June 1866. Loss to ship $800 Insured for $500.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873, U. S. Coast Guard Report

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $900
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.983611 Longitude: -82.411944
William R. McNeil
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Conrad Reid (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jun 1866