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M. F. Merrick (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1887


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Wreck Notes.---The schooner M.F. MERRICK, with grain, is stranded on the west side of Timber Island, Lake Ontario. Her condition is not reported.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 1, 1887 p. 4


Schooner M.F. MERRICK of 281 tons, Home port, Detroit. Built 1863. Owned by Maitland. Classed as A 1. On November 25, 1887, vessel laden with wheat, went ashore on Lake Ontario. Property loss, hull $1,500 cargo $3,000.
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Cargo: $3,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13736
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.957777 Longitude: -76.837222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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M. F. Merrick (Schooner), aground, 25 Nov 1887