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J. J. Morley (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1860

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MORLEY, J.J. Schooner, ashore in a snow-storm near Kingston, Lake Ontario. Got off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860

      Disasters . - The gale on this lake Saturday and Sunday was terrific. The following is a list of the disasters as ascertained:
The schooner GAME COCK, Capt. Leonard, bound from this port for Detroit with coal, is ashore at Point Peninsula, at the foot of the lake, in two feet of water. The schooner MARQUETTE, Capt. King, bound from this port to Chicago with coal and waterlime, is ashore at Nicholson's Island, above Long Point on the Canada side. The tug PAGE is going to her assistance.
The schooner CASCADE, bound from Lake Michigan to this port with wheat, put by in the gale and reached Sacketts Harbor with loss of canvas. The schooner MINNEHAHA, Capt. Becker, bound from Toledo to Ogdensburg with wheat, dragged her anchor and went ashore at Cape Vincent. The schooner MARY SELINA, Capt. Philip, bound from Canada to this port with lumber, is ashore at Cape Vincent.
The schooner COMET, Capt. Woodhull, with barley, rye and oats from Youngstown for this port, is ashore one mile below Big Sodus. The schooner J.J. MORLEY, Capt. Brewer, is ashore near Hatter's Bay, above Kingston, and is bilged. The schooner J.P. KIRTLAND sustained some damage in the lower harbor by the action of the waves.
      Oswego Commercial Times
      Monday, November 16, 1860
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      Buffalo, Nov. 27 - In addition to the losses by the late storm, the following are reported:
      Schr. MORLEY, with a cargo of pig iron, at Cataraque Creek, Lake Ontario.
      Schr. CARRIER DOVE, on Wolf Island, Lake Ontario.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 28, 1860 1-5

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
William R. McNeil
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J. J. Morley (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1860