The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. R. Williams (Schooner), U8987, sunk, 22 Sep 1895

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The schooner E.R. WILLIAMS, ore laden, sank Sunday night in the big gale on Green Bay with all on board near St. Martin's island. She was in tow of the SANTA MARIA.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, September 24, 1895
The crew of the E.R. WILLIAMS is safe.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 25, 1895

Schooner E.R. WILLIAMS, foundered September 28, 1895. Value $2,000.
      Lake Disasters of 1895 [total losses]
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1895

Schooner E.R. WILLIAMS. U. S. No. 8987. Of 293.64 gross tons; 278.96 tons net. Built at Toledo, Ohio in 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 137.2 x 26.0 x 11.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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E. R. Williams (Schooner), U8987, sunk, 22 Sep 1895