The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Undine (Schooner), C71158, aground, 3 Nov 1890

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Oswego, N. Y., Nov. 4. - The schooner UNDINE, of Hamilton, coal laden, from the Sodus to Toronto, went on the shore near Charlotte and is a total loss. The crew escaped in a yawl boat. The UNDINE was owned by Capt. Ure, who was in command. She lies in 60 feet of water.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Wednesday, November 5, 1890

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Schooner UNDINE was caught in Sunday's gale, struck a rocky ledge and sank. The crew, consisting of the captain, four man and a woman, took to the yawl and reached Charlotte exhausted.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 4, 1890
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      The schooner UNDINE, lost off Charlotte, was sold by Capt. James Johnston, Hamilton to Capt. Ure less than two months ago for $2,000.
      Daily Writish Whig, Kingston
      November 7, 1890

Schooner UNDINE. Official Canada No. 71158. Of 196 tons register. Built Hamilton, Ont. 1868. Home port, Hamilton. Ont. 107.8 x 22.6 x 11.4 Owned by Thomas Myles, of Hamilton, Ont,
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
William R. McNeil
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Undine (Schooner), C71158, aground, 3 Nov 1890