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Minnie Blakely (Schooner), aground, 10 Sep 1881


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BLAKELY, MINNIE Schooner, of 8 years of age. Registered at the Port of Toronto, of 111 Registered Tons, bound from Trenton to Oswego, stranded on a shoal, on the North Shore, three miles East of Belleville, owing to low water and fog in 1881 (no date) a partial loss . $500 property loss.
      Deptment of Marine & Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1881

      . . . . .
     
      The schooner MINNIE BLAKELY, with a cargo of ashes, from Trenton for Oswego, struck on a bar near Point Ann on Saturday night and sunk. The bow is out of water, yet her position is serious.
      Cleveland Herald
      September 16, 1881
     
      . . . . .

The Scow MINNIE BLAKELY, which sunk two years ago last September on the shoal east of Ox Point, has been raised, and will be put in order with all possible dispatch. She was loaded with leached ashes and was bound for Oswego, when the mishap occurred.
      Marine Record
      April 14, 1883


NOTE :- Shoal now called "Minnie Blakely Shoal"


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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ashes
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10096
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.152222 Longitude: -77.249444
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minnie Blakely (Schooner), aground, 10 Sep 1881