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John O'Neil (Schooner), aground, 14 Jun 1887

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Schooner JOHN O'NEIL of 585 tons, built 1873 and owned by Johnson. Home port, Cleveland. Class A 2. On June 14, 1887, vessel with a cargo of coal went ashore Lake Huron. Property loss $2,000. Partial loss.
      1887 Casualty List (partial loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

The schooner JOHN O'NEIL, which ran aground Sunday night about 10 o'clock when nearly opposite Point Edwards, St. Clair River, has not been released up to 11 o'clock tonight, although the tug PORTER had been working at her all day. She is in no particular danger although leaking some.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. June 16, 1887

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.005555 Longitude: -82.398611
William R. McNeil
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John O'Neil (Schooner), aground, 14 Jun 1887