The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. S. Reid (Schooner), aground, 9 Nov 1868

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The schooner J. S, REID, bound from Erie to Buffalo with a cargo of coal, ran ashore at Dunkirk on Tuesday morning, just before daylight, and is reported as having 5 feet of water in her hold. A tug has gone to her relief from Buffalo, with steam pumps.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, November 13, 1868

The schooner J. S. REID, ashore at Dunkirk,has become a total loss. She was built at Black River in 1852 and measured 188 tons. and rated C I.
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, November 16, 1868

Schooner J. S. REID, of 188 tons, classed C 1. Vlaued at $4,000
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, december 14, 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
William R. McNeil
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J. S. Reid (Schooner), aground, 9 Nov 1868