The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jennie Graham (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1880

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The schooner JENNIE GRAHAM of St. Catharines, wheat laden and bound for Malden, struck on Duck Island Shoals, Georgian Bay, about 5 miles from the Island and sunk in 40 feet of water.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, April 23, 1880

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St. Catharines - This forenoon [April 21] Capt. J.C. Graham, of this city, owner of the schooner JESSIE GRAHAM, received a telegram from Cheboygan, Mich., stating that the schooner JESSIE GRAHAM had sunk in forty feet of water on Duck Island. The crew were saved and had arrived at Cheboygan. The vessel was bound from Chicago to Midland loaded with grain. The cargo is insured and there is also said to be an insurance of $8,000 on the vessel.
      Toronto Globe
      April 23, 1880, Page 2

      Schooner JENNIE GRAHAM, of St. Catharines - Sunk at Duck Island, Lake Michigan (sic) - April 21.
      Casualty List for 1880
      Toronto Globe
      November 30, 1880

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.708888 Longitude: -82.925833
William R. McNeil
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Jennie Graham (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1880