The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Guelph (Schooner), aground, 30 May 1880

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The schooner GUELPH, ore laden, struck upon the bar abreast of the West Pier at fairport, Ohio, while endeavoring to enter the harbor during a severe storm on Sunday afternoon. A tug pulled her off into the channel, where she sunk, and now lies in seventeen feet of water.
      The GUELPH measures 300 tons, was built at Port Robinson by J. P. Abbey in 1855, was rebuilt in 1871, is owned by Taylor and others, of St. Catharines, classed A 2, and was valued at $12,000.
      The J.W. hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May, 1880

      Schooner GUELPH; aground in Fairport Harbor - Got off - May 30
      Casualty List for 1880
      Toronto Globe
      November 30, 1880

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Reason: aground
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Guelph (Schooner), aground, 30 May 1880