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Adelaide (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1838

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Wheat lost - The St. Catharines Journal states the loss of wheat by the wreck of the British schooner ADELAIDE on the shoals of Gull Island in Lake Erie to be 4,500 bushels, The Schooner belonged to Messrs. H .& L. Jones of Brockville, and the wheat was consigned to the proprietors of the Welland Canal Mills. Schooner and cargo, an entire loss.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, December 10, 1838; 3:5

Schooner ADELAIDE, wrecked on Lake Erie with 4,000 bushels of wheat.
Schooner TRAFALGER, wrecked on Lake Ontario, with salt, bound from Oswego to Cobourg and Port Hope. Both total wrecks.
      British Colonist
      November 15, 1838

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Reason: aground
Freight: wheat
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.834722 Longitude: -79.522777
William R. McNeil
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Adelaide (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1838