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Evening Star (Schooner), C77777, aground, 12 Nov 1883


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Port Huron, Mich., Nov. 12. -- The propeller QUEBEC and steamer MANITOBA, schooner EVENING STAR and GLADSTONE ran ashore last night while trying to make Southampton harbor in a heavy snowstorm. The MANITOBA and the vessels are in danger of being total losses. Up to noon today the crews and passengers had not been taken off the vessels and steamers. The QUEBEC is more safe, being inside the reef and near the pier. Both cargoes of the Beatty line boats are insured in the "Big Four' companies, and will prove total losses. Tugs with pumps and working outfit are now working under the orders of Mr. Beatty, who left this morning for the wrecked steamers.
      The EVENING STAR is a small vessel hailing from Goderich.
      The GLADSTONE is light, bound up for cedar ties. She is high and dry.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883



Schooner EVENING STAR. [no number] Of 52 tons reg. Built Pine Point, Ont., 1867. Home port, Goderich, Ont. 56.0 x 17.6 x 6.8. Owned by A.H. Lawson, of Goderich, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1874
     
     
Schooner EVENING STAR. Official Canada No. 77777. Of 49 tons reg. Built Ashfield, Ont., 1867. Home port, Goderich, Ont. 58.0 x 19.2 x 6.8. Owned by Jas. Baxter, of Goderich, 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 ?
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24285
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.48339 Longitude: -81.38305
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Evening Star (Schooner), C77777, aground, 12 Nov 1883