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C. O. D. (Schooner), aground, 22 Oct 1887


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The Schooner C. O. D. which went ashore Saturday, near Port Burwell went to pieces in Sunday's gale.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, October 25, 1887


Schooner C. O. D. of 274 Tons. Built 1873 and owned by Kelderhouse. Home port, Buffalo. Class A 2. On October 22, 1887, vessel with a cargo of wheat, went ashore on Lake Erie and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $7,000 cargo $15,000
      1887 Casualty List (Total Loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15,1887 p.4


Port Burwell.---The schooner C. O. D., hich went ashore three miles east of here Sunday Morning while en route from Port Huron to Buffalo, is a total loss, having been broken up by the terrific pounding of Sunday night's gale. The vessel was not insured. She was owned by John Kelderhouse, of Buffalo. The cargo, which is also a complete loss, was insured for $15,000.
The Lighthouse on the western pier at this port was partially destroyed in Sunday night's gale. The front and two sides were completely washed away.
The three masted schooner C. O. D., of Buffalo, owned by John Kelderhouse, bound from Port Huron to Buffalo, with 19,000 bushels of wheat, went ashore three miles east of this place at 3 o'clock Saturday morning. The crew swam ashore, and the captain and mate were taken off by a boat from here. The cook, a woman, who had been lashed to the mizzen gaff, perished from exposure. The cargo is said to be fully covered by insurance. The C. O. D. 274 tons was built at Grand Haven by Collister in 1873, classed A 2. She was owned by O'Brien of Grand Haven and valued at $7,000
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 27, 1887 p.4


American Schooner C. O. D. became a total loss October 22, 1887, three miles east of Port Burwell. One life lost.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1887
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries


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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $7,000
Cargo: $15,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1887
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McN.W.13312
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
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William R. McNeil
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C. O. D. (Schooner), aground, 22 Oct 1887