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Celtic (Schooner), U126662, lost, 29 Nov 1902

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The schooner CELTIC in tow of the steamer RUNNELS broke away in the gale Saturday night when at the North end of Lake Huron and it is feared she has been lost with all [8] on board.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, December 2, 1902

Wreckage of the schooner CELTIC which disappeared on Lake Huron in the great storm of November 30 was found near Thessalon. The fate of the crew of 8 is certain now.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, December 9, 1902

Wreckage, which is thought to be part of the schooner CELTIC, lost during the gale of Nov, 29 on Lake Huron, have been found on Bloom Point, the extreme southeast corner of Cockburn Island.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, February 2, 1903

      On the night of November 30, 1902 the barge CELTIC, bound for the Soo wth a cargo of coal in tow of the steamer H.E. RUNNELS, was cast adrift and nothing more was heard from the boat until until this week. Fishermen have found the wreck in the vicinity of Cockburn island.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 27, 1903
Schooner CELTIC. U. S. No. 126662. Of 716 tons gross; 680 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 190.0 x 34.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: lost
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Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Celtic (Schooner), U126662, lost, 29 Nov 1902