Edward Blake (Schooner), C73912, aground, 13 Oct 1898
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Schooner EDWARD BLAKE, Capt. Jack Sidley, ashore a total loss on the Duck Island, Lake Huron, October 13, during a snow storm. Cargo was general supplies from Sarnia to Collins Inlet, cargo will likely be saved. Vessel owned by Mr. Mills, a banker of Kingston.
October 17, 1898
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The Canadian schooner EDWARD BLAKE, lies a charred wreck on Duck Island, south of Manitoulin Island. The BLAKE was owned by Thomas Mills, a banker of Kingston. She went ashore on the Island and caught fire while there and became a total loss. She was in charge of Capt. John Sidley of Belleville and was valued at $3,000. The schooner had no cargo.
October 26, 1898
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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
Hull damage: $3,000
Freight: general supplies
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes