Alice Grover (Brig), sunk, 1 Nov 1861
- Full Text
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.
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.
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Got off
- Date of Original:
- Local identifier:
- Language of Item:
- William R. McNeil
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes