The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Nettie (Propeller), sunk, 14 Oct 1887

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Winnipeg.---The yacht NETTIE, which left Jarvis Island, Lake Superior, for Port Arthur last Thursday was undoubtely lost in the storm which followed. The rudder of the NETTIE was found near Mutton Island. She had a crew of six, viz., Mr. Murray, of London, England; Mr. McLannon, of Port Arthur; Mr. Fox and son, Fort William, and two Icelandic sailors.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 20, 1887 p. 5

NOTE.-- The NETTIE (U. S. 130309) is listed in the Merchant Vessels List U. S. up to 1907 and is also listed in the Blue Book of American Shipping up to 1911, she had changed owners and Home Port's a few times since 1887. Obviously she had been recovered from the above casualty.

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 6
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
William R. McNeil
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Nettie (Propeller), sunk, 14 Oct 1887