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Erie Belle (Schooner), C73913, aground, 25 May 1883


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A dispatch from Owen Sound says: During a severe northeasterly gale on Sunday evening last, the schooner ERIE BELL, lying at Lion's Head, Georgian Bay, dragged her anchor and went ashore. She lost her rudder and sustained other damage. The tug CHEROKEE will go to her assistance as soon as the weather moderates. The ERIE BELL was chartered for ties to Chicago.
      Meaford Monitor
      May 25, 1883
     
     
Owen Sound, Ont., May 22. -- During a severe northeasterly gale Sunday evening the schooner ERIE BELLE, lying at Lyons head, Georgian Bay, dragged her anchor and went ashore. She lost her rudder and sustained considerable other damage. The tug CHEROKEE will go up to her assistance as soon as the weather moderates. The ERIE BELLE was chartered for ties to Chicago.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883
     
     
Schooner ERIE BELLE. Official Canada No. 73913. Of 275 tons reg. Built Port Burwell, Ont., 1880. Home port, Port Burwell. 135.0 x 24.4 x 9.8
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22938
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Erie Belle (Schooner), C73913, aground, 25 May 1883