The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mitchell (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1875

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The small schooner MITCHELL of Goderich, at present plying between Sandusky, the Islands and other points on the shore, ran aground two miles the other side of Leamington during the gale Thursday evening of last week. She had four cords of stone on board and when she struck the beach she went to pieces and is now a total loss. Her crew saved themselves by wading ashore.
      Amherstburg Echo
      May 7, 1875
MINNIE MITCHEL of St. Catharines and 55 tons gross; stranded LOT 12 Concession at Mersea, Apr. 29th. 1875
      D. O. T. Casualty List, 1875

" MINNIE MITCHELL schooner 55 tons reg. of Sarnia , stranded at Lot 12 concession at Nersea, she was bound ,from Point Pelee Island to Leamington Ont. and was a total loss.
      Marine & Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck 1875

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.0549 Longitude: -82.6062
William R. McNeil
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Mitchell (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1875