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Edith Sewell (Schooner), U135011?, sunk, 1 Aug 1883


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The Schooner EDITH SEWELL sank off the head of Wolfe Island, Lake Ontario. No lives lost. Milwaukee Report.
      Marine Record
      Aug. 9, 1883


The small schooner EDITH SEWELL is sunk off the head of Wolfe Island, lake Ontario. No lives were lost. --- Milwaukee Sentinel.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1883
     

Men are at present engaged grappling for the sunken steamer EDITH SEWELL, which went down off Horseshoe Island some weeks ago. The location of the wreck has not yet been discovered. The grappling will proceed until the craft is found. parts of her upper works have floated ashore.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1883
     

Portions of the EDITH SEWELL are still being washed ashore at the head of Wolfe Island. Kingston News
      Marine Record
      Nov. 8, 1883


Steam screw EDITH SEWALL. U. S. No. 135011. Of 9 gross tons. Built Chaumont, N.Y., 1874.. Sunk Wolf Island, 1883.
      Herman Runge List.
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9130
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.170277 Longitude: -76.408055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Edith Sewell (Schooner), U135011?, sunk, 1 Aug 1883