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Live Yankee (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856


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Schooner LIVE YANKEE, cargo R. R. iron, ashore at Port Credit, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

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      A letter from Toronto, dated yesterday, to Captain Bagnall, states that the steamer MONARCH ashore near that place, is fast going to pieces. The schooners LIVE YANKEE and CANADIAN are ashore at Port Credit. The crew of the latter were seen in the rigging. The schooner J.G. BEARD was run ashore near where the MONARCH lies. Cargo of coal. Another vessel - name unknown - is ashore three miles east of Toronto. Another is aground on the bar opposite Queen's wharf.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, December 4, 1856

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      The schooners LIVE YANKEE and CANADIAN are ashore at Port Credit. The CANADIAN's crew are in the rigging.
      Detroit Free Press
      December 9, 1856

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      The schooner LIVE YANKEE, ashore at Port Credit, Lake Ontario, was got off.
      Detroit Free Press
      December 18, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
Cargo: $200
Freight: R.R.iron
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2887
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.55011 Longitude: -79.58291
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Live Yankee (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856