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Gulnare (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1890


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The schooner GULNAIR (sic) with block stone from Portage to Hamilton went ashore at North Point Reef at 3 o'clock Wednesday morning. The vessel is in an exposed position and a big sea running. A tug will go to her as soon as it can.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 6, 1890

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The schooner GULNAIR, loaded with red stone from Portage Entry, Mich., bound for Hamilton, went ashore on North Point Reef, Thunder Bay. The GULNAIR is owned by Thomas Myles & Son, Hamilton, and was in charge of Capt. Wm. Skelton. She was not insured, but the cargo is fully covered. The GULNAIR is valued at $6,000. The schooner will be completely wrecked. A heavy sea has been running ever since she struck and she lies in an exposed position. If at all possible the Alpena Tug Company will tow her off. The GULNAIR's crew got to shore in safety.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      November 10, 1890

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      The schooner GULNAIR, ashore at North Point, is abandoned and being stripped.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      November 15, 1890

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Thomas Myles & Son, Hamilton, have received word from Charles Myles, at Alpena, looking after the schooner GULNAIR. He said the cargo is all or nearly all saved and there is every possibility of getting the vessel into port, although she is badly damaged and strained. It is possible the MYLES may bring to cargo on her down trip.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      November 17, 1890

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Alpena, May 13 - The Canadian schr. GULNAIR, which was released from North Pt. last fall and wintered here, has been patched and leaves tonight with steam pumps aboard in the tow of the tug BROCKWAY, for Collingwood. She has a cargo of block stone from Lake Superior.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 14, 1891 7-2

NOTE - the shipping registers give the spelling as GULNARE ?


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: stone
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1890
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17502
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.840833 Longitude: -83.325833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gulnare (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1890