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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.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      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.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      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
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18670
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minnie Davis (Schooner), U90635, sunk by collision, 15 Nov 1892