The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ellen Stewart (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1851

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STEWART, ELLEN Schooner, ashore on the Canadian side of lake Erie. May 1, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

STEWART, HELEN Schooner, loaded with flour for Buffalo, sunk inside the Cut, at Long Point, Lake Erie. May 1, 1851.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Monday, May 5, 1851

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VESSELS ASHORE.---The Commercial is informed by Capt. G.W. Rounds of the North Western Insurance Co., that the brig St. LOUIS, schooners PATRICK HENRY, SARAH CORNELIA, RIALTO, ELLEN STEWART, and WILLIAM all went ashore in the Cut, at the entrance to the Welland Canal, during the gale. The WILLIAM is off, with but little injury.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 5, 1851

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      May 1, 1851. - Schooner ELLEN STEWART, sunk in Long Point Cut - cargo wheat and provisions - got up. Property loss, $4,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,000
Freight: wheat, provisions
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Ellen Stewart (Schooner), sunk, 1 May 1851