The schooners J.G. KOLFAGE, lumber laden, and REUBEN DOWD, with a cargo of iron ore, went ashore near Goderich. The crews are safe.
The Marine Record
Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 4
Schooner J.G. KOLFAGE of 109 tons, built 1869 and owned by McEwen. Home port, Amherstburg. Rated B 1. On October 4, 1887 vessel with a cargo of lumber went ashore on Lake Huron. Property loss, hull $3,000
1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887
Schooner J.G. KOLFAGE, of 84 tons reg. Home port, Amherstburg. While bound from
Providence Bay to Goderich, stranded in rough weather, October 31, 1887, near Port Blake, Ontario. A partial loss. Property loss, hull $3,000 cargo $500
Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1887
Dept. of Marine and Fisheries
Schooner JOHN G. KOLFAGE. Official Canada No. 71071. Of 93 tons reg. Built Amherstburg, Ont., 1869. Rebuilt Amherstburg, Ont., 1883. Home port, Amherstburg, Ont. 79.3 x 22.2 x 7.3. Owned by Joseph Williams, of Goderich, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898