The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
David Van Valkenburg (Schooner), dismasted, 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 ?

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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David Van Valkenburg (Schooner), dismasted, 1 Oct 1880