The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Clyde (Propeller), struck a rock, 15 Oct 1887

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MACKINAW.---The propeller CLYDE of the Lehigh Valley Line, arrived here at one o'clock Sunday morning leaking. She struck a rock near Waugoschance, carrying away her forefoot and otherwise staving her up forward, so that they were obliged to jacket her to reach here. The tug LEVIATHAN's diver went to work patching her up. She is laden with oat and wheat. It is not thought that the cargo is damaged any yet.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 20, 1887 p. 5

Propeller CLYDE, of 1,158 tons. Built 1881 and owned by the L.V.Co. Home port, Buffalo. Classed A 1. On October 15, 1887 vessel, with a cargo of corn, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan. Property loss, hull $3,500, cargo $2,500
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

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Reason: struck a rock
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: oats & wheat
Remarks: Damaged
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William R. McNeil
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Clyde (Propeller), struck a rock, 15 Oct 1887