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Highland Maid (Schooner), U95575, capsized, 26 Nov 1885

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The schooner HIGHLAND MAID was found ten miles off the city of Cleveland, capsized, yesterday. Captain Oliver and his two sons are supposed to be drowned.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      November 27, 1885

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      It is learned that Capt. Oliver and his sons, of the schooner HIGHLAND MAID were not wrecked in the loss of their vessel last week.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      December 2, 1885

Schooner HIGHLAND MAID. U. S. No. 95575. Of 17.83 tons gross; 16.94 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1879. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 50.0 x 12.0 x 4.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1890
NOTE:-- According to the Runge Notes the HIGHLAND MAID became a Canadian Vessel after 1890 with the Canadian number of C71237.

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Highland Maid (Schooner), U95575, capsized, 26 Nov 1885