The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sorel (Schooner), 9 Jun 1849

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NEW ARRIVAL-- New Channels of Commerce: -- The Canadian schooner SOREL, owned by Messrs. H. & B. Jones of Montreal, arrived at this port on Saturday, on her way to Sault Ste. Marie. This is the first sail craft that ever appeared upon our waters from Lower Canada. The SOREL will load with copper at the Sault for the Bruce Mines, and sail thence for Boston via. the St. Lawrence, thus making another pioneer voyage.
      Daily True Democrat (Cleveland)
      Monday, June 11, 1849

Fore & aft schooner SOREL. Of 196 tons. Built 1848 at Sorel, Que. Owned by H. & S. Jones. Home port, Brockville. Master, Thompson. Class, A 1 hull, A 1 stores. Value £1,200 (sterling). Rebuilt at Portsmouth 1853. REMARKS:-- Well Rebuilt.
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland Waters, 1854

Schooner SOREL (C). Of 221 tons. Built Sorel 1848 by McCarty. Owned by Thomas Radcliffe. Home port, St. Catharines. Value, $2,600 Class, C1. REMARKS:- Flat.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860
SOREL Schooner, cargo lumber, stranded 12 miles west of Oswego, Lake Ontario. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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Sorel (Schooner), 9 Jun 1849