Lorain, July 30 - During a heavy gale this morning, the schr. REPUBLIC, in tow of the stmb. SWALLOW, coal laden, became waterlogged and sank in 40 ft. of water, 2 miles off this port. The tug CASCADE, of this port, succeeded in rescuing all of the crew of 8 men who were clinging to the rigging. The schooner and her cargo will probably be a total loss. She is owned by E. Ewing of St. Clair, Mich.
July 31, 1895
During a heavy gale the schooner REPUBLIC, in tow of the barge SWALLOW, coal laden, became waterlogged and sank in 40 feet of water 2 miles off Lorain. The crew was rescued by the tug CASCADE. She was owned by E. Ewing of St. Clair.
Port Huron daily Times
Wednesday, July 31, 1895
Schooner REPUBLIC, foundered 1895. Value $2,500
Lake Disasters of 1895 [total losses]
Door County Advocate, Wis.
Saturday, January 11, 1896
Schooner REPUBLIC. U. S. No. 21151. Of 314.30 tons gross; 298.59 tons net. Built at Clayton, N.Y., in 1854. Home
port, Port Huron, Mich. 139.0 x 26.0 x 11.0
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895
Schooner REPUBLIC. Of 299 tons. Built Clayton by Oades in 1854, rebuilt 1870. Bottom calked 1887. Home port, Marine City. Owned by Glass, Vlaue $2,000. Class, Be. REMARKS:-- Decks, "82. Repairs '83, '87, '89. Recalked '91.
Inlland lloyds vessel register, 1892
NOTE:-- The REPUBLIC is not listed after 1895