The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Reuben Doud (Schooner), U110151, aground, 4 Oct 1887

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The schooners J.G. KOLFAGE, lumber laden, and REUBEN DOUD, with a cargo of iron ore, went ashore near Goderich. The crews are safe.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 4

Cleveland.---The schooner REUBEN DOUD, recently ashore at Goderich, has arrived here and is discharging cargo.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 13, 1887 p. 1

      Cleveland.---The survey on the schooner REUBEN DOUD, conducted by Captain George P. McKay, and C.E. Benham for the insurance companies and J.M. Jones for the owner, found damages amounting to about $3,500. The items necessary to repair her are some new plank in her bottom, thorough recalking on outside and about her center board box, new rods along the side of the latter, refastening with three-fourth inch iron, new stanchions, new bulwarks, new rail, new main boom, new fore and main sails and three jibs, etc.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 20, 1887 p. 1

Schooner REUBEN DOUD. U. S. No. 110151. Of 353.03 gross tons; 334.43 tons net. Built Winneconne, Wis., 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 137.0 x 26.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.75008 Longitude: -81.71648
William R. McNeil
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Reuben Doud (Schooner), U110151, aground, 4 Oct 1887