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Walters (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1876

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The new schooner WALTERS is ashore at Eagle Deck, 25 miles below Rondeau. The tug BROCKWAY and barge PARAGON have gone from Detroit to her relief. The schr. MARY is ashore at the same place, but has suffered no injury so far as known.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, September, 18, 1876

The tug BROCKWAY has succeeded in pulling off the new schr. WALTERS, which was ashore near Rondeau, and she was expected at Detroit Saturday morning. The vessel's damages are said to be trifling.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 18, 1876 3-5

RESCUED. -- The schooner WALTERS, which was ashore at Eagle dock, Lake Erie, has been rescued. She arrived here Saturday in tow of the tug BROCKWAY. The WALTERS was loaded with wood and was obliged to lighten seventy-five cords of her deck-load before she could be pulled off. She sustained only slight damages, and after she discharges her cargo will be docked and calked. --- Detroit Post.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, September 19, 1876

The schr. WALTERS which was ashore at Eagle Dock, Lake Erie, has finally discharged cargo at Detroit and gone into drydock for repairs. She will be thoroughly caulked and overhauled.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 20, 1876 3-6

The schooner WALTERS left Clark's dry dock, at Detroit, on Thursday last. She received repairs to the amount of $1,000. The scow RUTH also had slight repairs at the same place.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, September 28, 1876

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2975 Longitude: -81.888611
William R. McNeil
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Walters (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1876