Mary Amelia (Schooner), U50611, sunk, 1 Oct 1899
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A dispatch from Ottawa says that steps are being taken for the removal of the American schooner MARY AMELIA, sunk at the mouth of the Detroit River in the channel and abandoned on the 12 th. inst.
Port Huron Daily Times
Saturday, October 21, 1899
The scow MARY AMELIA which sank at the head of lake Erie and was an obstruction to navigation, has been towed around Bar Point, into shallow water, where she is no longer a danger to shipping.
November 9, 1899
Wreck of the MARY AMELIA removed by Canadian Government from Amherstburg, Ont., Nov. 1899.
Sessional Papers, Canada
1900 Vol. 9
Scow schooner MARY AMELIA. U. S. No. 50611. Of 94 tons gross; 89 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich.,1865. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 85.0 x 23.8 x 6.6
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
NOTE: Numerous mentions of a vessel of this name on Bar Point in different years, likely also under AMELIA, is a bit confusing.
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes