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Lowland Lass (Schooner), sunk, 15 Oct 1852


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LOWLAND LASS Schooner (Br.), sunk by a collision with the steamer SUPERIOR, on Lake Erie. Property loss $2,500
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Dec. 25, 1852 (casualty list

      . . . . .

The Steamer SUPERIOR, came in collision with the Canadian Schooner LOWLAND LASS, Capt. Pontine, off Dunkirk, about 4 o'clock on Thursday morning. The vessel was taken in tow by the steamer and towed some 20 miles, but she leaked so badly, that the crew were not able to keep her free, and she went down. The vessel was light and bound for one of the Canadian Ports. The SUPERIOR was bound for this Port. The vessel was valued at $-?,000 and was insured in the Globe Company, of Utica, for $2,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Saturday, October 16, 1852

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From RG-42, C-2435, Vol. 217

Registered May 18, 1852
LOWLAND LASS Schooner Where she belongs Port Burwell. Of 88.65 tons Built by John B. Pantine at Catfish Creek in 1851. Date of certificate, March 5, 1852. Master name, John B. Pantine.
One deck, two masts, Length 79.30 feet, breadth 19.60, depth 7.60.
Schooner rigged
Square stern
Figure-head - None
Bowsprit - Standing
Built - Carvel

Subscribing owners - John B. Pantine of Malahide, mariner 16 shares
Non Subscribing owners - John Bass of Malahide, mariner 16 shares
      Robert Pantine of Malahide, farmer 16 shares
      Geo. Pantine of Malahide, mechanic 16 shares
The vessel was transferred on date of May 16, 1853 via a Bill of sale to John N. Redding a Port Burwell, Mariner.
Another bill of sale, dated Feb. 22, 1856 transfers the schooner from the estate of John N. Redding to Louisa Redding, of Port Burwell, widow. On March 22, 1856 an instrument of mortgage The other dates were all concerning mortgages and other means.
      Feb. 22, 1856
      July 22, 1856
      March 28, 185?



From RG-42, C-3188, Vol. 367

No. 12 of 1857. Registry No. 1 Port Rowan

LOWLAND LASS Schooner. Where she belongs Port Burwell. Of 88. 2277 tons
      3500
      -
Surveyed by J.P Bellard, One Deck; Two masts; length 79.3; breadth 19.1; depth 7.6. Schooner rigged; Standing bowsprit; square stern; carvel built; without figurehead;
Built at Catfish Creek.
Subscribing owners - John B. Pantine of Malahide, mariner 16 shares
Non Subscribing owners - John Bass of Malahide, mariner 16 shares
      Robert Pantine of Malahide, farmer 16 shares
      Geo. Pantine of Malahide, mechanic 16 shares
The vessel was transferred on date of May 16, 1853 via a Bill of sale to John N. Redding a Port Burwell, Mariner.

Vessel transferred via Bill of sale to Louisa Redding of Burwell and Joseph Tedford of Malahide, dated Feb 22, 1856.

Vessel transferred via Mortgage dated Feb 26, 1856 to John Burgess and Peter Backie.


Vessel transferred via bill of sale to John Burgess, [sp] of Sherbrooke, county of Haldimand, Dated Feb. 26, 1857 from John Burgess and Peter Backie.

Endorsed as L O S T.



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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1852
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1486
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lowland Lass (Schooner), sunk, 15 Oct 1852