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Great Western (Schooner), aground, 10 Nov 1860

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Schooner GREAT WESTERN, ashore at Oakville, Lake Ontario. Got off. Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO.- By telegraph to Capt. E.P. Dorr, we learn that
the following vessels are ashore at Oakville, Canada. It must have been a heavy gale
from N.E., Friday and Saturday night, barometer standing at 29 degrees. We shall
doubtless hear of many more disasters.
      Ashore at Oakville - Brig GEM, of Kingston, Canada; schooner GREAT WESTERN,
of Hamilton, Canada; schooner ANTELOPE, of Hamilton; schooner WESTERN MILLER,
of Bronte, Canada; schooner O.V. BRAINARD, Oswego. We have no further particulars
Assistance has been sent to them.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 10, 1860
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      DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO. - Yesterday at Oakville the schooner GREAT
WESTERN was got off. The ANTRLOPE, BRAINARD and GEM are still aground, but
not so much injured yet. The steam tug PAIGE from Oswego is here to assist.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 13, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Got off
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.45011 Longitude: -79.68292
William R. McNeil
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Great Western (Schooner), aground, 10 Nov 1860