The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Antelope (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1857

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Schooner ANTELOPE, run on an anchor and sunk in Port Colborne. Property loss $300
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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      We learn by a letter to the Secretary of the BLU, from Port Colborne, that the Canadian schr. ANTELOPE, in going into that harbor on the 7th, let go her anchor and ran onto it, staving a hole through her bottom. She sunk near the lock on the west side. She does not interfere with the passage of vessels. She had a cargo of staves.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 9, 1857 2-6

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      The schr. ANTELOPE sunk a day or 2 since near the lock at Port Colborne, was got afloat on the 9th. She goes to Port Robinson for repairs. Not much injured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 10, 1857 2-6

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Antelope (Schooner), sunk, 1 Jul 1857