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Pacific (Schooner), aground, 1 Feb 1862


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PACIFIC Schooner, stranded at the Humber, Lake Ontario. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List, 1862

      . . . . .

      CAPTAIN ROBERT MAW DEAD.
      Noted Lake and Ocean Commander, Twice Holder of Atlantic Record.
Toronto, Ont., Jan. 7. -- Capt. Robert Maw, a lake and ocean sailor for over 40 years, died at his residence at Sunnyside Sunday at the age of 71. He made several voyages across the ocean with the schooners JESSIE DRUMMOND and GULNARE, with the latter twice breaking the record. On the lakes he owned and sailed the vessels. WOODDUCK, STORK AND PACIFIC. The latter vessel was wrecked in a most furious gale in Humber Bay while the mate was in charge.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, January 7, 1908


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4845
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pacific (Schooner), aground, 1 Feb 1862