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Ellen Theresa (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1869

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ELLEN THERESA Schooner, ashore at Point Abino, Lake Erie; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      In yesterday's second edition we briefly mentioned that the schrs. COMELY and ELLEN THERESA were disabled at Pt. Abino, the particulars of which are as follows: The COMELY is owned and commanded by Capt. Becker, of Celveland, and was coal laden from this port to Cleveland. She became waterlogged in the heavy weather of Wednesday night and went on the Point. She was kept free for some time, but finally sank. The tug PEREW has gone to her assistance. She was insured. The ELLEN THERESA, Capt. Ryerse a Canadian craft, cleared from this port light on the 12th inst. for Dunnville, and also went on the Point in the blow. The tug O.L. NIMS has gone to her relief.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 15, 1869 3-4

Schooner ELLEN THERESA. [no number] Of 107 tons Register. Built Port Burwell, Ont., 1871. Home port, Port Burwell. 86.0 x 20.0 x 7.0 Owned by William H. Ryerse of Port Ryerse, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the Donminion
      of Canada, Port of Port Burwell, on December 31, 1874

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
William R. McNeil
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Ellen Theresa (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1869