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Sciota (Schooner), sunk by collision, 20 Nov 1851


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SCIOTA Schooner, with cargo of wheat, sunk by a collision with the Brig QUEBEC, off Ashtabula. Nov. 20, 1851 Property loss $6,000
      Disasters on the Lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 2, 1852

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      SCIOTA Schooner, bound down with a cargo of wheat, was run into bythe Brig QUEBEC and sunk about 72 miles below Conneaut. Nov. 20, 1851
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      On Thursday morning (11/20) about 2:00 when about 12 miles below Conneaut and as far from shore, the brig QUEBEC came in collision with the schr. SCIOTA and sunk her. The SCIOTA was loaded with 5,700 bushels of wheat, and both cargo and hull were insured in the Northwestern.
      Ashtabula Weekly Telegraph
      November 25, 1851 3-1

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SCIOTA - commanded by Capt. Klagye, measuring 130 tons. Owned by Gillet of Cleveland.
      Commerce of Buffalo (1847)
      p.53

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      SCIOTO Cleveland enrollment #40, September 9, 1841, new vessel of 125.35 tons. Schooner measuring 85'2" in length, 20 '2" in width and 8'1" in depth. Had one deck and 2 masts. Square stern and scroll head. Built at Cleveland in 1841 by Tisdale.

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SCIOTO Cleveland enrollment # 2, March 24. 1842, owners changed. Eli Morgan no longer listed. This enrollment surrendered 3/15/1844 as ownership changed. (This enrollment is missing from the National Archives records on microfilm.)


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: included
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9712
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sciota (Schooner), sunk by collision, 20 Nov 1851