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Northern Light (Bark), sunk, 1 Nov 1862


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NORTHERN LIGHT Bark, sunk at Port Burwell, Lake Erie. Total loss
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List 1862


      The barque NORTHERN LIGHT, sunk betwee the piers at Port Burwell and will probabably be a total loss.
      The Toronto Globe
      November 20, 1862
     
     
      Barkantine MONTGOMERY. Of 298 tons. Built at Clayton in 1853 by S.G. Johnson. Owned by F.E. Merrick. Home port, Clayton. Value $ 16,000. Class A 2. REMARKS. - Rebuilt in 1866 from bottom of NORTHERN LIGHT.
      Board of Marine Inspectors
      Classification of Lake vessels & Barges, 1871
     


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: bottom became MONTGOMERY
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5219
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Northern Light (Bark), sunk, 1 Nov 1862