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Canadian (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856


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Schooner CANADIAN (C), ashore at Oakville, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      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

      . . . . .

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


LIVE YANKEE got off
      Detroit Free Press
      December 18, 1856

NOTE.- the CANADIAN is listed in the 1860 Underwriters Register, so she also
"got off"

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Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2888
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.45011 Longitude: -79.68292
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Canadian (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1856