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Charles Spademan (Schooner), U125158, sunk by ice, 5 Dec 1904

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The propeller JUNO arrived at Windsor yesterday afternoon after making an unsuccessful attempt to force a passage through the ice in the Thames River on the way to Chatham. She reported the schooner SPADEMAN with a cargo of grain from Port Huron cut through the ice and sunk near the mouth of the Thames. The JUNO got withing a mile of the SPADEMAN but could get no nearer. She returned to Windsor for at tug to assist her. It is said that the crew of the SPADEMAN were walking around the boat on the ice.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 6, 1904

Schooner CHARLES SPADEMAN. U. S. No. 125158. Of 306.72 tons gross; 291.39 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 134.2 x 25.9 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.41224 Longitude: -82.18494
William R. McNeil
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Charles Spademan (Schooner), U125158, sunk by ice, 5 Dec 1904