The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Vienna (Schooner), C90558, aground, 7 Sep 1901

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Harbor Beach, Sept. 8 - The schrs. JOHN WESLEY and VIENNA went ashore last night about a mile south of the breakwater in the dense smoke and heavy north gale. The crews were taken off by the lifesavers in their surf boat. Both ships were bound up light. The WESLEY struck on a rocky bottom and may be a total loss. The VIENNA can be taken off easily without much damage.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 9, 1901 8-1

Schooner VIENNA. Official Canada No. 90558. Of 136 tons Register. Built Port Burwell, Ont. 1871. Home port, Bowmanville, Ont. 102.0 x 23.5 x 8.5 Owned by F.H. Laird and T.E. Laird of Dresden, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
William R. McNeil
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Vienna (Schooner), C90558, aground, 7 Sep 1901