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Great Western (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863

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GREAT WESTERN Schooner, ashore at Presqu'Isle L.O., got off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wed. Jan. 20, 1864

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Schooner GREAT WESTERN, ashore at Presqu'Isle, Lake Ontario, October 1863. Got off. Damage to hu11, $200
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday Evening, January 20, 1864
      Casualty List for 1863

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      The Canadian schr. GREAT WESTERN is ashore at Presque Isle, opposite Salt Pt., Lake Ontario. We have no further particulars.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 5, 1863 3-3

Schooner GREAT WESTERN of 210 tons. Port of Register, Port Hope. Owners not known. Bound from Kingston to Toronto went ashore at Presqu'Isle, Lake Ontario, October 1863. Cost $200.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      Report of the U.S.Coast Guard

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GREAT WESTERN Canadian schooner of 163 tons. Built Dundas 1854 by Conkrite. Owned by Strong & others. Home port, Port Hope. Value $6,000 Class A 2 REMARKS -- Rebuilt in 1870
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Vessel Classification Index,1876

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Schooner F.H. BURTON. Can. Reg. No. 40818 of I64 tons. Built 1854 at Dundas by Conkrite, ex GREAT WESTERN. Re-built I884 - 103 x 20 x 9. Owned by Wright & Co. Home Port, Port Hope.
      Marine Directory of the Great Lakes 1900

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Great Western (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863