Q. A. Gilmore (Schooner), U20543, aground, 13 Jun 1881
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Kelly Island, O., June 13. -- The propeller GILMORE, ashore on Gull Island Reef, coal laden, has been stripped and abandoned. She is a small vessel, and quite old. Not of much value.
Tuesday, June 14, 1881
NOTE:-- No propeller GILMORE could be found, maybe a schooner ?
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The schooner GILMORE has been lightered off Gull Island reef. The scow UNCLE SAM has gone to pieces on Point au Pelee Island. She was owned here.
Wednesday, June 15, 1881
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Detroit Free Press:-- The schooner Q. A. GILMORE, ashore on Gull Island reef, has been abandoned. All the coal that could be removed was taken out of her and her bottom was found to be in a very bad condition. The GILMORE was built at Black River in 1867, and is the property of More and others of that place. She is of no rating and is of fifty-one tons burden.
Friday, June 17, 1881
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Sandusky, O., June 20. -- The schooner GILMORE, which ran on to Gull Island Reef recently, has gone to pieces.
Tuesday, June 21, 1881
Schooner GILMORE struck Gull Island Reef between Kelly Island and Middle Bass, Lake Erie; valued at $10,000; later, total wreck.
Report of the Chief Signal Officer
Filed June, 1881
NAME: Q. A. GILMORE (Third Suppl); GENERAL Q. A. GILMORE (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876);
GENERAL Q. A. GILLMORE (1877; 1878); GENERAL Q. A. GILMORE (1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
OFFICIAL NO: 20543
GROSS: 51.64 (Third Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81;
1882; 1883; 1884)
YEAR BUILT: 1867
CITY: Black River
HOME PORT: Black River, OH (Third Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880;
1880-81); Lorain, OH (1882; 1883; 1884)
YEARS LISTED: Third Suppl; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
Mvus, pre-list to 1885
NOTE;-- According to the above the GILMORE [registered at Lorain in 1882 to 1884] must have been recovered from Gull Island Reef accident in 1881 ???
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- William R. McNeil
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