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Nellie Teresa (Schooner), C71065, struck pier, 6 May 1884

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NELLIE TERESA Schooner. Home port, Napanee. On May 6, 1884, vessel collided with the pier at Port Hope, Lake Ontario, and became a total wreck. Hull loss $4,000. Insurance $3,000.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884

NELLIE TERESA Schooner of 98 Tons, and 9 year old, bound from Oswego to Hamilton, was wrecked in a gale at Port Hope Pier, Lake Ontario in May of 1884, and became a total loss. Hull loss $5,000. Cargo loss $872.
      Statement of Wreck and Casualty for the year 1884
      Dept. Marine and Fisheries. Sessional Papers, 1885

Schooner NELLIE TERESA. Official Canada No. 71065. Of 90 tons Register. Built Mill Point, Ont., 1874. Home port, Napanee, Ont. 90.0 x 21.2 x 7.9 Owned by H.B. Rathbun and son.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the Donminion
      of Canada, Port of Napanee, on December 31, 1874

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Reason: struck pier
Hull damage: $4,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95012 Longitude: -78.29953
William R. McNeil
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Nellie Teresa (Schooner), C71065, struck pier, 6 May 1884