The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lake Erie (Propeller), aground, 18 Sep 1880

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Propeller LAKE ERIE; ashore at Club Island, georgian Bay - Got off - Sept. 28.
      Casualty List for 1880
      Toronto Globe
      November 30, 1880

Nothing further has been heard about the propeller LAKE ERIE. The wrecking tug McARTHUR is engaged to go to her assistance.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      September 23, 1880

Capt. J. Donnelly, chief of Calvin and Son's wrecking party, left for Owen Sound, near which place the prop. LAKE ERIE is ashore. He will superintend the work necessary to release the distressed steamer.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      September 24, 1880

The propeller LAKE ERIE, that ran ashore on Club Island on the 19th instant, arrived at Owen Sound this afternoon, after being eight days ashore, during which time she weathered one of the most severe gales known on georgian Bay. The ERIE was relieved by the wrecking tugs McARTHUR and MARY ANN. The cargo is not damaged, and the vessel but slightly injured.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      September 28, 1880

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.565555 Longitude: -81.601388
William R. McNeil
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Lake Erie (Propeller), aground, 18 Sep 1880