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St. Anthony (Schooner), aground, 28 Oct 1856


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Schooner St. ANTHONY, cargo wheat, ashore near Goderich, C.W. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The schooner St. ANTHONY, of Erie, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore near
Goderich.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, October 30, 1856

      . . . . .

      A letter from Capt. Barse to Capt. Dobbins, of this city, reports the schooner
ST. ANTHONY (ashore near Goderich) with her bottom out and cargo a total
loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 11, 1856

      . . . . .

      ABANDONED - The tug steamer FASHION, which was driven, by heavy weather,
into Bayfield, Lake Huron a short time since, where she struck on a sand bar, is being stripped and will be abandoned. The FASHION was going to the assistance of the ST.
ANTHONY, at the time of her accident. That schooner is still aground near Goderich
Her cargo of wheat has all run through her bottom. It is thought
she can be got off. - Detroit Free Press of yesterday.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 26, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $16,000
Cargo: $11,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2676
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.75008 Longitude: -81.71648
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Anthony (Schooner), aground, 28 Oct 1856