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J. E. Gilmore (Schooner), U13307, aground, 24 Aug 1891

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The schooner J.E. GILMORE is ashore at Point Pelee. The SAGINAW with steam pumps went to her last night, the GILMORE is coal laden and is liable to suffer severly, as it is blowing heavily.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      August 25, 1891

The schooner GILMORE is still ashore at Point Pelee. She has coal in the hold and a deck load of Southern Pine. She lies near the end of the Point, 150 feet from the beach. The vessel had sprung a leak and was run ashore
      Buffalo Enquirer
      August 26, 1891

Schooner J.E. GILMORE. U. S. No. 13307. Of 290.89 tons gross; 276.35 tons net. Built Three Mile Bay, N.Y., 1767. Home port, Cleveland, O., 137.7 x 25.4 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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J. E. Gilmore (Schooner), U13307, aground, 24 Aug 1891