Minnie Davis (Schooner), U90635, sunk by collision, 15 Nov 1892
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SCHOONER " MINNIE DAVIS" SUNK.
Amherstburg, Nov. 15. - Schooner MINNIE DAVIS was sunk by collision with the schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE last night, about a mile and a half from Point Mowia Light. The DAVIS was loaded with coal and went down in 21 feet of water. Her crew all escaped from the wreck. The sunken boat is being stripped today of what is worth saving.
The MINNIE DAVIS was an old schooner of 164 tons register, built at Port Burwell in 1862. She was valued at $2,500 and rated B 1 x.
November 15, 1892
The schooner MINNIE DAVIS was sunk by a collision with the schooner HUNTER SAVIDGE Tuesday night a mile and a half from Point Morvia Light. The DAVIS was loaded with coal and went down in 21 feet of water. Her crew escaped. The sunken boat is being stripped today of what is worth saving.
Port Huron Daily Times
Wednesday, November 16, 1892
The wreck of the schooner MINNIE DAVIS, which sank last season at Bar Point, has been blown up, and is no longer a menace to navigation.
Saturday, May 24, 1893
Schooner MINNIE DAVIS. U. S. No. 90635. 173 gross tons, 164.35 tons net. Built at Port Burwell 1862. Port of hail, Port Huron. 94.5 x 21.8 x 10. Formerly British Schooner ALVINA.
List of Merchant Vessels of U. S., 1890
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- Reason: sunk by collision
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- William R. McNeil
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