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Royal Oak (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1856


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Schooner ROYAL OAK (C), sunk in Port Stanley Harbor, cargo 100 tons coal.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

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      The Schooner ROYAL OAK, sunk in the mouth of Port Stanley Harbor after hitting the Pier Oct.29,1856 and blocking the Harbor, the ROYAL OAK had to be almost cut in two to let the Steamer TELEGRAPH out, to aid at the wreck of the tug O.N. CHAPLIN (4 miles east of Port Stanley.)
      Toronto Globe
      November 4, 1856

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The ROYAL OAK, sunk at Port Stanley harbor, raised by government as a navigational hazard.
      Toronto Globe
      December 9, 1856

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      The ROYAL OAK, sunk at Port Stanley, has been raised.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 6, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Cargo: $200
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2754
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.66679 Longitude: -81.21644
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Royal Oak (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1856