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Frontenac (Schooner), aground, 26 Aug 1841


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FROMTENAC Schooner, on the evening of the 26th. ult., the large Schooner FRONTENAC, belonging to Messrs Ives of this, sprung a leak while on the lake. The crew effected their escape in the long boat after running the vessel on shore at Nicholson's Island, where she became a total wreck. The vessel was valued at £2,250, but we believe was insured..
      Chronicle & Gazette, Kingston
      September 1st. 1841 pg. 3



Wreck - We learn that during a squall on the afternoon of Thursday the 26th ult., Messrs. Ives' large schooner FRONTENAC, (formerly the UNITED KINGDOM,) sprung a plank and was run ashore on Nicholson's Island, where the crew effected a landing; she has since gone to pieces. Amount of loss £2,250, of which insurance covered about £1,500. - Kingston Herald.
      St. Catharines Journal
      September 9, 1841
     




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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1841
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3510
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Frontenac (Schooner), aground, 26 Aug 1841