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Mary Jane (Bark), aground, 1 Nov 1863


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Bark MARY JANE, cargo wheat, ashore near Long Point Cut, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      The Board of Lake Underwriters reports the bark MARY JANE, laden with wheat from Chicago, ashore at Long Point, C. W. The steam tug MAGNET, of the Home Insurance Company, has gone to her relief.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, November 5, 1863

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      ASHORE. - The bark MARY JANE, owned by Captain Murray, of St. Catharines, is ashore at Long Point with a cargo of wheat. The tug MAGNET goes from here to her relief as soon as the weather subsides. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 7, 1863

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The bark MARY JANE went ashore last fall near Long Pt. The tug SARAH E. BRYANT, Capt. Robertson, with a crew of picked men, went to get her off but was unable to do so, returned here on Saturday afternoon. Capt. R. obtained additional force and returned for a second trial Saturday last.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 2, 1864 3-3


Barkantine MARY JANE (C). of 345 tons. Built St. Catharines August 1866 By L. Shickluna. Owned by D. Henderson. Home port, St. Catharines.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Vessel Classification List, 1876

     
NOTE : The MARY JANE lasted until 1881 "The MARY JANE, off Dunkirk, in Lake Erie, and all the crew, seven in number, lost, November 18th."
      Serious Disasters in 1881
      Cleveland Herald
      December 12, 1881


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $11,000
Cargo: $12,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.400
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Jane (Bark), aground, 1 Nov 1863