The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Monteagle (Schooner), U16330, aground, 1 Nov 1869

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MONTEAGLE Schooner, cargo lumber, ashore at Point Peter, Lake Ontario; a total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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Toronto, Nov. 18. -- A violent gale set in last night and has continued throughout the day. The following marine disasters are reported :
      Schooners MONTEAGLE from Toledo to Ogdensburg, loaded with lumber, ashore at Point Peter, near Picton. She will probably go to pieces.
      Schooner AZOV, ashore at Wellington Square and is breaking up.
      Schooner GARIBALDI ashore at Minico.
      Schooner ECHO beached off ther Queen's Wharf, Toronto, and another vessel dragging her anchor and likely to go ashore. Captains report it the roughest night they ever experienced on the lake.
      Toledo Blade
      November 20, 1869

The wrecking stm. L.A. CALVIN has returned to Kingston from a visit to the wreck of the schr. MONTEAGLE, and reports her a total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 4, 1869 3-5

Schooner MONTEAGLE. U. S. No. 16330. Of 223.68 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: aground
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.838888 Longitude: -77.155277
William R. McNeil
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Monteagle (Schooner), U16330, aground, 1 Nov 1869