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Jessie McDonald (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1869

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McDONALD, JESSIE Schooner, cargo peas, sunk on Lake Ontario; a total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

Oswego. Nov. 8. -- A gale of considerable severity, accompanied with flurries of snow, has prevaile here since Saturday nighy. Several disasters occurred to shipping The schooner ANNEXATION went ashore at Sacketts Harbor, going to pieces.
The schooner HEATHER BELL, with barley for Toledo, is ashore at Wellington, Ontario.
The schooner ONWARD, with lumber, from Toledo, for Ogdensburg, arrived at Port Colborne, with loss of fore-sail, and boat leaking badly.
      The schooner ALLEN is bottom up near Port Colborne.
Toronto, Nov. 8. -- The schooner J. McDONALD sunk in the dock in Consecon Harbor during the late gale. She had 3,000 bushels of peas aboard
      Toledo Blade
      November 9, 1869

NOTE :- the Schooner JESSIE McDONALD is still listed in the 1871 and 1873 Underwriters Registers. ??

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Jessie McDonald (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1869