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Echo (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1861

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Schooner ECHO from Toronto laden with barley for oswego, struck on Gull Bar October 12, gone to pieces, all crew saved.
      Toronto Globe
      October 17, 1861

ECHO Schooner, cargo barley, struck on Gull Bar, Lake Ontario, and went to pieces. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

Schooner ECHO, of 41 tons. Built Port Nelson by LeClare in 1854. Owned by McSherry. Home port, Toronto. Value $400. Class C1 - REMARKS:- Only for wood.
      Association of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866
NOTE:- The ECHO listed in the 1866 underwriters, may not be the same vessel as the casualty ??

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $900
Freight: barley
Remarks: Total loss ???
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.942777 Longitude: -76.823888
William R. McNeil
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Echo (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1861