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Daniel Williams (Schooner), capsized, 1 Oct 1862


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WILLIAMS, DANIEL Schooner, cargo hop poles, capsized in the Bay of Quinte, one man drowned.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List 1862


Schooner DAN WILLIAMS, Capt. Higgins, who is also the owner, bound from Napanee to Oswego with a cargo of 5,000 hop poles, was caught in a gale and was abandoned, the vessel was washed into South Bay the following day upside down. She was a total loss, with the loss of one life, September 20, 1862.
      Toronto Globe
      October 11, 1862
     
     
ALEXANDER, Canadian schooner of 88 tons, built at Clayton by Cook in 1849, owned by John Tait, Port of hail, Picton. Class B; value $2,000. -- Remarks - formerly DAN WILLIAMS, scow; rebuilt 1863.
      Register of Shipping, 1864
      (Underwriters)

NOTE:-- the name ALEXANDER, if ever used, was very short lived, she was renamed as MARY GORMLEY by 1864
     


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Reason: capsized
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $600
Cargo: $200
Freight: hop poles
Remarks: rebuilt and renamed
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5200
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.143611 Longitude: -77.255833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Daniel Williams (Schooner), capsized, 1 Oct 1862