The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Consuello (Schooner), U4572, aground, 18 Oct 1871

Full Text

Schooner CONSUELO, ashore at Howe Island, Lake Ontario; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO. - Still further marine disasters are reported. The schooners PHOBE CATHARINE and CONSUELLO are ashore at Howe Island. The latter left Kingston Wednesday with a cargo of iron ore for Cleveland.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, October 21, 1871

NOTE:-This disaster is suspect, the PHOBE CATHARINE is reported, in a dispatch dated at Collingwood Oct. 22, 1871, as being ashore between Horse Island and Manitoulin. Howe Island possibly being mistaken for Horse Island. The casualty is listed in Casualties of the Great Lakes, Report of the U.S. Coast Guard, but not in the Marine & Fisheries Wreck Report where the Manitoulin Casualty is reported as occurring on October 9, 1870.

Schooner CONSUELO. U. S. No. 4572. Of 144.61 tons gross. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1851. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: aground
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.270555 Longitude: -76.283888
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
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Consuello (Schooner), U4572, aground, 18 Oct 1871