The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maumee Valley (Schooner), 17992, aground, 1 May 1883

Full Text

The schooner MAUMEE VALLEY arrived at Detroit yesterday after a very rough experience on Lake Erie. While on her way from Toledo to Buffalo with 15,000 bu. wheat she sprung a leak, and the weather being rough she was beached off Rondeau, Ontario. After the storm subsided she was pumped out and once more set afloat. her captain headed for Toledo, but the weather again got rough and he again beached the vessel, this time at Point au Pelee. When the storm went down she was pumped out and towed to Detroit. She had 3,000 bu. of wet grain, which she will take to Toledo, where she will be docked and repaired.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 10, 1883 3-6

Schooner MAUMEE VALLEY. U. S. No. 17992. Of 213.74 tons gross; 205.05 tons net. Built Perryville, O., 1868. Home port, Toledo, O. 126.5 x 25.7 x 11.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2975 Longitude: -81.888611
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Maumee Valley (Schooner), 17992, aground, 1 May 1883