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Welland (Schooner), sunk by collision, 25 Oct 1853

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WELLAND Schooner, sunk at Port Maitland, by collision with Schooner MOUNTAINEER, cargo salt. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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VESSEL SUNK. - The Oswego Times of the 28th., says - We learn by telegraphic despatch received this afternoon that the schooner WELLAND sunk at Port Maitland She cleared from this port with 1400 bbls. salt, 700 of which is lost. We could learn no further particulars.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, October 31, 1853

Schooner WELLAND. Of 153 tons. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1847, by Louis Shickluna. Became American in 1868 with U. S. No. 26897.
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: salt
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.86681 Longitude: -79.56631
William R. McNeil
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Welland (Schooner), sunk by collision, 25 Oct 1853