The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maple Leaf (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1877


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SCHOONER ASHORE.
Owen Sound, Oct. 16. - The schooner MAPLE LEAF, loaded with bark for Detroit, is ashore near Horse Island.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 17, 1877

NOTE - Horse Island = Fitzwilliam Island


Schooner MAPLE LEAF, Of 114 tons register, of the port of Picton, Ont. and 6 years of age. On July 11, 1877, while bound from Wheaton, Ont. to Colpoy's Bay, georgian Bay, vessel stranded on Rattlesnake Island, lake Huron, due to stress of weather. A partial casualty, loss valued at $400.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1877
      Department of Marine & Fisheries

     
      Schooner MAPLE LEAF. Of 114 tons register. Built at Picton, Prince Edward County, Ont., in 1867. Home port, Picton, Ont. Of 91.7 x 21.6 x 7.7 Owned by James Sutherland, of Owen Sound, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1875
     
Later HONORA CARR.


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: bark
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18579
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maple Leaf (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1877