The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. M. Ballou (Schooner), C90814, capsized, 11 Jul 1900

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Kingston, July 12. -- The schooner H. M. BALLOU, owned by Captain Smith, of Belleville, and engaged in the grain trade between the Bay of Quinte ports and Kingston, was capsized in a squall yesterday at South Bay. None of the crew were lost. The schooner was fairly lifted out of the water by the force of the wind.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      July 13, 1900
      The schooner H.M. BALLOU. Official Canada No. 90814. Of 52 tons Reg. Built Oak Orchard, U. S. A., 1867. Home port, Port Hope, Ont. 80.9 x 17.7 x 6.4 Owned by E. Goldring, Toronto.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905

Schooner H.M. BALLOU. U. S. No. 11734. Of 54.76 tons gross; 52.03 tons net. Built Oak Orchard, N.Y., 1867. Home port, Sodus Point, N.Y. 80.0 x 17.0 x 6.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
NOTE:-- ex American [U 11734] Became Canadian 1887/88

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.938611 Longitude: -77.03
William R. McNeil
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H. M. Ballou (Schooner), C90814, capsized, 11 Jul 1900