The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bavaria (Schooner), C72595, sunk, 28 May 1889

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An investigation will be held respecting the disaster which befel the schooner BAVARIA, of Garden Island, when members of the crew were lost off Duck Island in the spring.
      Toronto Mail
      October 19, 1889

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      On May 28 the barge BAVARIA, owned by Calvin & Co., of Garden Island, was lost off Salmon Point.
      Toronto Mail
      November 12, 1889

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The tow barge BAVARIA went ashore last night on Galoo Island and 7 were lost. She was in tow of the steamer CALVIN with the VALENTIA and NORWAY, loaded with lumber from Toledo to Garden Island.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, may 30, 18889


Schooner BAVARIA. Official Canada No. 72595. Of 561 tons Reg. Built Garden Island, Ont., 1878. Home port, Kingston, Ont. 145.0 x 26.1 x 12.5 Owned by D.D. Calvin, of Garden Island, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registyr Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
NOTE:-- apparently the same vessel went ashore at Goderich in 1891.

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 7
Freight: lumber
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8575 Longitude: -77.243888
William R. McNeil
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Bavaria (Schooner), C72595, sunk, 28 May 1889