The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Clyde (Schooner), aground, 7 Jul 1885

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Schooner CLYDE, of St. Catharines, 386 tons, built 1864. Vessel went ashore July 7, 1885 on Mohawk Island, with a cargo of lumber, and became a total loss. Value of loss $10,000.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland leader
      December 7, 1885

      Schooner CLYDE, of St. Catharines and 292 tons register. Twenty years of age. On July 7, 1885 vessel bound from Toledo to Kingston, stranded in a fog on Gull Island. Classed as a partial loss.
      Department of Marine and Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1885.

CLYDE, Schooner, Ashore a total wreck on Mohawk Island July 7, 1885. Built 1864 of 380 tons and registered at the port of St. Catharines, owned by Norris. Value of loss placed at $10,000.
      Casualty List for 1885
      Marine Record
      December 24, 1885

Schooner CLYDE, Canadian official number 83141. Built St. Catharines 1864 by L. Shickluna. Three masts, square stern of 292.90 tons reg. 135.5 x 23.8 x 11.8 Built for James Norris of St. Catharines.
      Notations - Sunk Lake Erie in 1885
      taken from -Shipping Register
      Port of St. Catharines

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $10,000
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.834722 Longitude: -79.522777
William R. McNeil
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Clyde (Schooner), aground, 7 Jul 1885