The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Herald (Schooner), adrift in ice, 5 Feb 1839

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ADRIFT. -- The British schooner HERALD broke from her moorings near Point au Playe, in the gale of the 22d ult., and has probably drifted on the the American shore. The owners offer a reward of $200 to the finder. See Advertisement ADVERTISEMENT
      $200 REWARD
The schooner HERALD, of Gosfield, struck adrift from her moorings between Point au Pelee and Point au Pelee Island, in the gale on the night of the 22d. ult. It is supposed she must have drifted on the south shore. Any person who will find and secure her, shall be entitled to the above reward from the owners. The finder are authorised to dispose of the apples on board to the best advantage, and will notify the subscriber at his residence at Gosfield, Western District, Upper Canada, JOSEPH MALOTT
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Tuesday, February 5, 1839; p.2 col.1

IN THE ICE.--We understand a British schooner is lying in the ice about six miles from Fairport, Ohio. Probably the HERALD, of Gosfield, which broke adrift in the gale on the night of 22d ult., as we are informed "land sharks" have already discovered "apples on board."
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Tuesday, February, 12, 1839 p.2 col.2

The Schooner HERALD, of Gosfield, U.C. which broke adrift from Point au Pelee last winter, and got fast in the ice off fairport, has been recovered, and passed up the lake yesterday.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Monday, April 1, 1839 p.2 col.1

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Reason: adrift in ice
Lives: nil
Freight: apples
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Herald (Schooner), adrift in ice, 5 Feb 1839