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Alice Grover (Brig), sunk, 1 Nov 1861


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GROVER, ALICE Brig, cargo coal, sunk at Toronto, jettisoned 60 tons.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861
     

Late on the evening of Friday, while the schooner ALICE GROVER, of Toronto, Capt. D. McLachlan, laden with coal from Erie, Penn. for Messrs. M.J. Borst & Co., was attempting to make the harbour, she ran aground on the bar outside the Queen's wharf.
The waves made a clean breast over the vessel, and the captain and crew deemed it prudent to take to the boats, and we are happy to state that they reached the shore in safety, during a violent snow storm. There is every hope that the vessel and cargo will be saved. The schooner is only partially insured.
      Toronto Globe
      November 25, 1861
     


Brigantine ALICE GROVER, 209 tons. Built at Colborne 1855 by Johnston. Owned by Geo. Wyatt. Home port, Toronto. Value $2,500. Class B2 REMARKS: - Scow.
      Association of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866.
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Cargo: $300
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4787
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alice Grover (Brig), sunk, 1 Nov 1861