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W. J. Preston (Schooner), U26563, aground, 1 Nov 1871


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PRESTON, W.J. Schooner, ashore and a total loss at Niagara River's mouth, Lake Erie. Tug FRANK PEREW lost an anchor while attempting to rescue her.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


Schooner WILLIAM I. PRESTON. U. S. No. 26563. Of 278.73 tons gross; 264.79 net. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1861. Home port, Oswego, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6616
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. J. Preston (Schooner), U26563, aground, 1 Nov 1871