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