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Reed Case (Schooner), U21929, aground, 13 Jun 1885

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The owners pf the schr. REED CASE received a dispatch yesterday from Capt. Christensen. The vessel went ashore on Great Duck Island at 9:00 last Saturday night. The prop. E.K. ROBERTS will lighter the CASE's cargo and pull her off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 19, 1885 3-5

Capt. Christensen telegraphed the owner of the schr. REED CASE that his vessel had been released from the Great Duck Island and had reached Collingwood. She was pulled off by stm. ROBERTS and a tug after lightering between 4,000 and 5,000 bushels of her cargo of corn. The vessel is leaking some
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 23, 1885 3-5

      Schooner REED CASE, of Chicago, built 1869 and of 330 tons. On June 13, 1885 vessel, with a cargo of corn, went ashore on Duck Island, Lake Huron. A partial loss to the amount of $1,000.
      Cleveland Leader [Casualty list]
      December 7, 1885

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Schooner REED CASE. U. S. No. 21929. Of 330.38 tons gross; 313.87 tons net. Built Toledo, O., 1869. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 137.0 x 26.0 x 13.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.708888 Longitude: -82.925833
William R. McNeil
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Reed Case (Schooner), U21929, aground, 13 Jun 1885