The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Nonesuch (Schooner), sunk, 14 May 1857


Description
Full Text

NONESUCH Schooner, cargo wood, totally lost on Lake Ontario. Property loss $1,400
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      (1857 casualty list) Jan. 28, 1858

      . . . . .

NONESUCH Schooner, lost opposite Stoney Creek, with cargo of wool (?). R. Wetherell, Hamilton.
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty List for 1857
      . . . . .

The schooner NONESUCH, bound to this port, with a full cargo of wood, sprung a leak near the mouth of Stoney Creek, in the gale of Thursday, the 14th instant, and before the crew could stop the leak, she sank. Fortunately, she was near the shore, or the crew would have all been drowned, as they had no small boat. As it was, they barely escaped with their lives. She is owned by Mr. R. Wetherel, of this city, and will prove a total wreck. The loss is estimated at $1,000, none of which is covered by insurance. -- Hamilton Banner.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, May 26, 1857


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: included
Freight: wood
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1857
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3055
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.245555 Longitude: -79.738055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Nonesuch (Schooner), sunk, 14 May 1857