The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Reuben Doud (Schooner), C100305, aground, 24 Aug 1906

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The schooner REUBEN DOUD, came in 200 yards west of the Eastern Gap, on Ward's Island, at 4 o'clock August 24. The crew were taken off by the lifeboat under William Ward. The DOUD had a cargo of 750 tons of hard coal for the Conger Coal Company of Toronto fromFairhaven, she was under the command of Captain Joyce.
      Toronto Globe
      August 25, 1906
250 tons of the coal cargo of the REUBEN DOUD was salvaged by the sand dredge COMMODORE JARVICE, the anchores, rigging, spars and some gear were also taken from her. Vandals were responsible for stealing her nameboard and pulley blocks which were on the top of the rigging which was above water.
      Toronto Globe
      August 28, 29, & 30, 1906

Schooner REUBEN DOUD. Official Canada No. 100305. Of 308 tons reg. Built Winnecome, U. S. A., 1873. Home port, Windsor, Ont. 137.7 x 26.0 x 11.6 Owned by Albert J. Forster, Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.626944 Longitude: -79.357222
William R. McNeil
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Reuben Doud (Schooner), C100305, aground, 24 Aug 1906