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Jane McLeod (Schooner), C85340, collision, 7 May 1879


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On May 7, 1879 the schooner JANE McLEOD, of St. Catharines, of 218 tons reg. and 10 years of age, was in collision with the 330 ton American schooner REED CASE, damage was slight and ammounting to $150.
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries (Canada)
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1879
     

Chicago Times. -- On her last trip to Collingwood the schooner REED CASE had a rough experience. She was towed aground at the mouth of the harbor, and when she had taken out about2,000 bushels of grain it was found that the tug had no steam. The foresail was run up and an effort made to sail in. At the pier the CASE's jibboom got mixed up with that of the schooner McLEOD, and before she stopped both jibbooms and bowsprit were in the water. The CASE repaired at Collingwood, paid the damage to the McLEOD and came back to Chicago.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Saturday, May 24, 1879


Schooner JANE McLEOD. Official Canada No. 85340. Of 181 tons reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1868. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 117.6 x 23.9 x 9.6 Owned by T.N. Dancy, of Goderich, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     
     
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1879
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22607
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.354722 Longitude: -80.309444
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jane McLeod (Schooner), C85340, collision, 7 May 1879