The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. P. Clark (Tug), sunk, 19 Nov 1879

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The schooner MERCURY is ashore at Pentwater. The schooner LUCKY is high and dry at Manistee; the schooner WAUBASHENE is on the beach 5 miles above Point Edward; the schooner SAMANA is on the beach east of Port Colborne. The schooner SUMATRA is on the beach at Cleveland; the large river tug J.P. CLARK capsized and sunk at Belle Isle, Detroit River and sank in 15 minutes. One drowned. The schooner PINTO of Oakville, Ont., stone laden went down in 30 feet of water about 1 mile down from Oakville. At Sand Beach the barge PRAIRIE STATE is rapidly going to pieces.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 21, 1879

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.34004 Longitude: -82.98047
William R. McNeil
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J. P. Clark (Tug), sunk, 19 Nov 1879