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Gulnare (Schooner), C71157, aground, 15 Jul 1892

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Hamilton, Ont., July 20. -- The schooner GULNAIR, which was lost near Ashtabula, Ohio, on Saturday, was considered one of the most useful of the boats belonging to this port. She was owned by Messrs. Myles, and was an old three-master. The cargo consisted of cut block stone and coal. The boat and cargo were fully insured.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 20, 1892

      GULNARE, schooner of Hamilton, 20 years of age; 325 tons reg. On a voyage from Huron, Ohio to Hamilton, Ont., stranded off Ashtabula, Lake Erie, July 15, 1892. Total loss. $85,000
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1892
      Schooner GULNAIR. Official Canada No. 71157. Of 325 tons Register. Built Port Robinson, Ont., 1873. Home port, Hamilton, Ont. 142.5 x 25.0 x 11.3 Owned by Thomas Myles, of Hamilton, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
      . . . . .
      Register No. 20.
      Name GULNAIR
      Type Schooner
      Home Port HAMILTON
      Tonnage 367 tons
      When Built 1873
      Where Built Port Robinson
      Builders name & date of Certificate: - J.P. Abbey, July 5, 1873
      Description of vessel: -- Surveyor, J.B. Benson
      Length 142 feet & 6inches
      Breadth 23 feet & 7 inches
      Depth of hold 11 feet & 3 inches
      Decks One
      Masts Three
      Bowsprit Moveable
      Stern Square
      Figure-head Without
      How Rigged Schooner, Carvel built
      Masters name Irving
Subscribing Owners: -- Mr. Irving of Port Robinson & Thomas Myles of Hamilton, Joint owners.
Registers Notes:-- Remeasured 325 tons. [See new register]
      Transferred to New Registry under 36 Vict. Cap. 128, April 20, 1877
      National Archived, Canada
      Microfilm Reel, C-2465

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
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Gulnare (Schooner), C71157, aground, 15 Jul 1892