The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Visitor (Schooner), sunk, 16 May 1855


Description
Full Text

VISITOR Schooner, cargo stone, sprung leak and sunk near West Sister Island, Lake Erie. Total loss. Captain drowned. Property loss $4,000
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

      . . . . .

LOSS OF SCHOONER "VISITOR" --- We learn that, during the heavy blow of Wednesday night, the schooner VISITOR, Capt. Elbridge Parker, owned by Capt. Alexander Borden, of Port Clinton, sprung a leak and sunk off West Sister Island, resulting in the loss of the Captain's life. She was heavily loaded with stone from Kelly's Island, and the seas washed completely over her decks, by which means she became filled and went down. Only two men were on board, viz: Capt. Parker and Joseph Guyett, seaman, who was picked up by the schooner ANDOVER.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, May 21, 1855


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: 1
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1855
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.791
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Visitor (Schooner), sunk, 16 May 1855