Azov (Schooner), aground, 25 Oct 1911
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On October 25th. 1911 the schooner AZOV, 212 tons bound from Johnston Harbour to Chatham with lumber, became waterlogged in a squall off Pointe Aux Barques on the American shore. Capt. John McDonald and his crew of six got into the yawl boat and after an arduous trip across the lake landed safely on the shore near Goderich. The AZOV did not sink as expected but drifted north and eventually fetched up on Belcher Reef, southwest of Port Elgin where she went to pieces. The AZOV was an old craft, built at Burlington, Ont., in 1866 by J. Simpson, and was the last schooner to be lost on the Saugeen coast.
Shipwrecks of the Saugeen
by Patrick Folkes p. 72
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Schooner AZOV, of Hamilton, 45 years old, wooden vessel. Foundered 9 miles off Pointe Aux Barques on Oct. 22, 1911
Department of Marine & Fisheries
Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1911
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes