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Rival (Schooner), U21693 ?, sunk, 3 Nov 1899

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Schooner RIVAL, foundered in Lake Erie on November 3, 1899. Of 450 tons. Owned by Chas. Herns, of Cleveland. Approx. value of loss $2,500
      Casualty List for 1899 [total loss]
      Marine Review
      December 21, 1899
A dispatch from Monroe says that the schooner RIVAL, coal laden from Cleveland to Detroit, went to the bottom Friday afternoon in Brest Bay, just north of Monroe Light. The crew was taken off the wreck by the fishing tug FRED L., of Monroe.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      saturday, November 4, 1899
      A sand sucker is pumping out the schooner RIVAL, which was put ashore near Monroe in the recent gale.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 10, 1899

      General Marine Notes -- The outfit of the wrecked schooner RIVAL, is to be sold at Toledo under the hammer of the United States Marshal.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      April 28, 1900

      Schooner RIVAL. U.S. No. 21693. Of 221.24 tons gross; 210.18 tons net. Built at Alexandria Bay, N.Y., in 1857. Home port, Cleveland. 127.4 x 25.3 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899
NOTE: The above RIVAL is the only one removed from the 1901 Merchant Vessel's List.

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 41.91643 Longitude: -83.39771
William R. McNeil
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Rival (Schooner), U21693 ?, sunk, 3 Nov 1899