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Paisley (Schooner), U150621, aground, 23 Oct 1901

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The three-masted schooner PAISLEY, from Erie in ballast, ran on the Horseshoe Reef, just outside the breawater at Buffalo yesterday, and it is believed she will be a total loss. The crew were saved. The vessel was owned by Capt. James Davidson, and was built at Bay City, Mich., in 1893. She rated A 1 and had a valuation of $33,000. She carried no insurance.
      Marine Record
      October 24, 1901

High water enabled Capt. James Davidson to release his barge PAISLEY from Horseshoe Reef, outside of Buffalo Harbor, yesterday. The damage sustained by the vessel is trifling.
      Marine Record
      November 6, 1901

The barge PAISLEY has been repaired at Bay City.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 21, 1901
Schooner PAISLEY. U. S. No. 150621. Of 1.046 tons gross; 994 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1893. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 211.0 x 35.0 x 16.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.881111 Longitude: -78.915833
William R. McNeil
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Paisley (Schooner), U150621, aground, 23 Oct 1901