Sligo (Schooner), C72711, overboard, 1 Oct 1880
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John Leach, of St. Catharines, a seaman of the schooner SLIGO, from Kingston to Chicago, with pig iron, was lost overboard at Beaver Island, Lake Michigan. It became necessary to pitch the anchor off the rail. Leach was assisting with a handspike when the fluke slipped, dropping the weight of the anchor on the handspike and knocking him overboard.
October 18, 1880
Schooner SLIGO. Official Canada No. 72711. Of 284 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1874. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 137.0 x 23.0 x 11.8 Owned by Geo. A. Graham, of Port Arthur, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes