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Sir Edmund Head (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1861


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HEAD, SIR E.W. Schooner, cargo wheat, sunk near Allenburg, Welland Canal.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List 1861

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SUNK. -- The schooner SIR EDMUND W. HEAD, lies on the bottom of the Welland Canal, near the Allenburg Deep Cut, in eighteen feet water. She had on board a cargo of wheat, and was bound for St. Catharines, C. W. The Buffalo Mutual Insurance Co.'s tug RELIEF, went to her assistance Saturday afternoon.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 13, 1861


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,800
Cargo: $16,600
Freight: wheat
Date of Original:
1861
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4415
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.08342 Longitude: -79.19958
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sir Edmund Head (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1861