William Case (Schooner), U26643, sunk, 21 Jul 1906
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CREW OF SCHOONER CASE NOW AT DETROIT.
Detroit, July 24. -- The steamer SAGINAW arrived here yesterday, having on board the crew of the schooner WILLIAM CASE, that vessel having sprung a leak in the heavy seas on Lake Erie Sunday night and foundered in 25 feet of water, five miles northeast of Colchester light. The schooner POMEROY, which was also in tow of the SAGINAW, was brought here in safety.
Buffalo Evening News
July 24, 1906
Schooner WILLIAM CASE.* U. S. No. 26643. Of 266 tons gross; 253 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1855. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 136.9 x 26.7 x 10.8 Crew of 5
* Formerly [a] Schooner Wm. CASE
[b] British schooner Wm. CASE
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
Schooner WILLIAM CASE. U. S. No. 26643. Of 266 tons gross. Built 1855. On July 26, 1906 vessel foundered 50 [?] miles N.E. by N. of Colchester Light, Lake Erie. Six persons being on board. No lives lost.
Loss of American Vessels Reported During Fiscal Year, 1907
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- William R. McNeil
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