The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lem Ellsworth (Schooner), U140062, aground, 1 Oct 1880

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LAKE DISASTERS. -- In North Bay the schooner PFISTER, of Milwaukee, corn laden, lays on the beach full of water. The TWO FRIENDS (Canada vessel) grain loaded, is also on the beach, full of water. The schooner LEM ELLSWORTH is also on the beach, light, and not injured. Schooner FLORETTO, lumber laden, sunk. T.Y. AVERY, foresail gone. Schooner NAIAD, big anchor and rudder gone. Schooner MONTAUK, the bowsprit, jibboom and quarter gone; fouled with the GEARGE MURREY. DAVID VAN VALKENBURG, masts all gone.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      October 23, 1880

NOTE:- the North Bay above mentioned is taken for North Bay near Pelee Point ?

Schooner LEM ELLSWORTH. U. S. No. 140062. oF 340.14 tons gross; 323.13 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1874. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 138.0 x 26.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35252 Longitude: -83.50748
William R. McNeil
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Lem Ellsworth (Schooner), U140062, aground, 1 Oct 1880