The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Murray (Schooner), ?, aground, 9 Oct 1877


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A GALE ON THE LAKES.
Detroit, Oct. 10 - A very heavy gale has been blowing on the lakes in this vicinity for the last few days, proving very disasterous to shipping. A large fleet of vessels , bound up and down, is now lying at the mouth of the Detroit River waiting for the storm to subside. Several steamers are also lying at the docks unable to get out. The following disaster was reported today. The schooner CANTON, aground near Point Mouilee lake: The schooner PORTLAND, ashore at Presque Isle: The barge C.P. WILLIAMS, in tow of the barge PLYMOUTH, foundered Monday night near Leamington, Ont., and the captain and all of the crew were drowned: Two lumber barges in tow of the barge ELMIRA, broke loose last night near Bar Point, Lake Erie, and have not yet been heard from: The schooner JOURNEYMAN, lying near Colchester, was badly used up: The schooner SEAMAN is ashore at Grosse Isle: The schooner MURRAY is ashore at London, Ont.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 11, 1877

NOTE: maybe GRACE MURRAY ???????


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off [likely]
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24682
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.98339 Longitude: -81.23304
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Murray (Schooner), ?, aground, 9 Oct 1877