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William Penn (Schooner), capsized, 13 Oct 1851


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Schooner WILLIAM PENN, (British), capsized with a load of timber on Lake Ontario--Lost three men. Oct. 13, 1851.
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 2, 1852

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      WILLIAM PENN, schooner, capsized on Lake Ontario, and all hands supposed drowned. Oct. 22, 1851
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The Schooner WILLIAM PENN, was capsized on Lake Ontario, one day last week, and the crew are supposed to be lost.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 21, 1851

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Reason: capsized
Lives: 3
Hull damage: $3,000
Freight: timber
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9645
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Penn (Schooner), capsized, 13 Oct 1851