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


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

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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


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Reason: aground
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6260
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.270555 Longitude: -76.283888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Consuello (Schooner), U4572, aground, 18 Oct 1871