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Brandon (Schooner), C83355, sunk, 1 Oct 1888

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Monday night was a terror to seamen. The schooner BRANDON, with $40,000 worth of iron ore, is on the bottom near isle Royale, Lake Superior.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 3, 1888
Bark BRANDON. Canadian Official No. 83355. Of 1,250 tons reg. Built at St. Joseph de Levis, Quebec, in 1882. Home port, Quebec, Que. 197.5 x 38.5 x 23.4 Owned by James Ross, of Liverpool, England.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1886
NOTE:-- The Canadian BRANDON may not be the vessel in the casualty, but is the only vessel of that name I could find ????

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Reason: sunk
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 48.00044 Longitude: -88.83341
William R. McNeil
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Brandon (Schooner), C83355, sunk, 1 Oct 1888