The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sligo (Schooner), C72711, aground, 1 Jun 1891

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The JAPAN, another of the Lake Superior passenger boats grounded near Detour light but was released after lightering 100 tons of deck freight and jettisoning part of her fuel. The schooner SHELDON sustained considerable damage by going ashore on Lake Michigan, and the Canadian schooner SLIGO will have a repair bill of about $500 to pay as tile result of several hours on hard bottom at Outer Duck Island, Georgian Bay.
      Marine Review
      June 18, 1891.
Schooner SLIGO. Official Canada No. 72711. Of 284 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1874. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 137.0 x 23.0 x 11.8 Owned by Geo. A. Graham, of Port Arthur, Ont.
      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
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William R. McNeil
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Sligo (Schooner), C72711, aground, 1 Jun 1891