The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
G. M. Neelon (Schooner), C83147, aground, 9 Nov 1892

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Sault Ste. Marie, Nov., 10. -- The Canadian steamer S.L. TILLEY, with schooners BENSON, NEELON and MERRITT in tow, was caught 100 miles above Whitefish Point in Monday's gale. The BENSON was roughtly used, her steering gear being carried away and her mainmast ready to fall.
The NEELON proceeded on her way and the MERRITT was picked up and towed to Waskai Bay by the steamer ROSENDALE. The BENSON was brought here by the TILLEY and is not fit to make another trip across Lake Superior. The TILLEY will now tow the MERRITT and NEELON to Port Arthur.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      November 10, 1892

      Sault Ste. Marie, Nov. 16. -- The Canadian schooner NEELON which was driven on Manitou Island by the gale a week ago, has gone to pieces. She had a cargo of coal for Fort William. Her crew are safe at L'Anse.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, November 16, 1892

Schooner MANITOU. * U.S. No. 92568. Of 333 tons gross; 314 tons net. Built at Port Dalhousie, Ont., in 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 138.5 x 25.8 x 11.6
* former British schooner G. M. NEELON.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1904

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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G. M. Neelon (Schooner), C83147, aground, 9 Nov 1892