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B. F. Davy (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1867


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Schooner B.F. DAVY, ashore at Port Colborne; total loss.
      Marine Disasters 1867, Lake Erie
      Toledo Blade, December 21, 1867

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Port Colborne, C. W., Nov. 30th. -- The schooner B. F. DAVIS, of Chicago, loaded with corn and bound for Kingston, went on the reef east of the piers, last night. She is leaking, but will be got off without much damage. The weather is cold, and snow is falling.
      Toledo Blade
      December 1, 1867
     


      We learn by dispatch to Capt. E.P. Dorr, from Port Colborne this morning received, that the schr. B.F. DAVY is on the reef behind the East Pier, making very little water. The schr. NEW DOMINION of Picton, is ashore at the Cut, Long Pt.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 1, 1867 3-3


      Port Colborne, Nov. 30.
      The schooner B.F. DAVY of Chicago, with corn for Kingston, went on a reef off the piers last night. She is leaking, but will be got off without much damage.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Monday, December 2, 1867

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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1867
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8620
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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B. F. Davy (Schooner), aground, 29 Nov 1867