The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Amelia (Scow), sunk

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The sunken wreck of the AMELIA, lying near Bar Point, has been ordered removed by the Canadian government. The old hulk has been a very dangerous impediment to navigation. It will no doubt be a great relief to captains to know that she is to be taken away.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 10, 1882 4-7

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By the earnest solicitation of Mr. Patterson, of Essex, the Canadian government will remove the sunken wreck of the AMELIA lying near Bar Pt., below Detroit River. The wreck is a dangerous impediment to navigation.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 14, 1882 4-5

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Reason: sunk
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Publication:
12 Jun 1890
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
William R. McNeil
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Amelia (Scow), sunk