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D. W. McCall (Schooner), C71132, aground, 7 Oct 1877

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The scow McCALL went against Port Burwell dock in the blow on Monday, and is reported going to pieces.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 11, 1877

      Schooner D. W. McCALL of Port Dover, 122 tons register and 3 years old. While bound from Buffalo to Wallaceburg, due to stress of weather vessel stranded off Port Burwell, Ont., on October 7, 1877. A total loss, vessel valued at vessel $6,000, cargo valued at $60.
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1877
Schooner D.W. McCALL. Official Canada No. 71132. Of 129 tons Register. Built Port Ryerse, Ont., 1874. Home port, Port Dover, Ont. 94.0 x 21.2 x 7.0. Owned by Alexander McCall, of Port Ryerse, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1874

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: R.R. ties
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
William R. McNeil
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D. W. McCall (Schooner), C71132, aground, 7 Oct 1877