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John Walters (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1883

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Crosby & Dimick were advised yesterday that the schr. SIR C.T. VANSTRAUBENZIE was ashore at Pt. Prophey, Lake Superior, with her rudder gone. The barge CORRISANDE had broken from her tow on the same lake and had not been heard from. The schr. JOHN WALTERS was ashore in Georgian Bay and a total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 20, 1883 3-4

Captain John Sibley, of the schooner JOHN WALTERS, was recently presented with the medal given him by the Dominion Government in recognition of his endeavors to rescue the unfortunate crew of the schooner GARIBALDI, which went ashore on Weller's beach last fall.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, November 14, 1881

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.515555 Longitude: -81.070277
William R. McNeil
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John Walters (Schooner), aground, 20 Nov 1883