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Sweepstakes (Schooner), sunk, 30 Aug 1885


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The Canadian schooner SWEEPSTAKES is reported as sunk in Georgian Bay.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, September 12, 1885

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      Schooner SWEEPSTAKES, of Hamilton and of 332 tons, built 1867. Vessel sunk in Georgian Bay August 30, 1885 and became a total loss. No cargo. Value of loss $3,500.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $3,500
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total Loss ??
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17548
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.515555 Longitude: -81.070277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sweepstakes (Schooner), sunk, 30 Aug 1885