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Edward Blake (Schooner), C73912, aground, 22 Nov 1879

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Schooner EDWARD BLAKE, 7 years old and 328 tons, Port of hail, Port Burwell. Bound from Kingston, Ont. to Chicago, stranded November 22, 1879 by slipping her anchors at Presque Isle Bay, Ont. She was a partial wreck. Damage $12,000 cargo $3,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1879
      Department of Marine & Fisheries
      Sessional Papers (No. 9) A. 1880

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Schooner EDWARD BLAKE. Official Canada No. 73912. Of 328 tons Reg. Built Port Burwell, Ont., 1866. Home port, Port Burwell, Ont. 136.0 x 23.6 x 10.6.
      List of Vessels on the Registry books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $12,000
Cargo: $3,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.014166 Longitude: -77.706111
William R. McNeil
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Edward Blake (Schooner), C73912, aground, 22 Nov 1879