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Florence Howard (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1883

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The Schooner FLORENCE HOWARD is aground at Port Granby.
      Marine Record
      April 28, 1883

Port Hope, Ont., April 15. -- The schooner FLORENCE HOWARD went aground last night while trying to get out of Port Granby, loaded with barley. The tug WRIGHT left here at noon to assist her.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, March/April, 1883.

Schooner FLORENCE HOWARD of 126 tons, and 24 years of age, became a total loss on Lake Ontario in I883. Valued at $2,000.
      Losses on the Lakes in 1883
      Marine Record, December 27, 1883

FLORENCE HOWARD Schooner of 100 Reg.Tons. Built 1859 at Picton, Ont. 81 x 19.4 x 7.3 Owned by David Andrews, Napanee, Ont. Registered at the Port of Belleville.
      List of Vessels on the Registery Books
      of the Dominion of Canada, 1874

FLORENCE HOWARD Schooner, sunk November 20, 1883. Value $9,000. Property loss $9,000.
      Casualty List for 1883
      Toronto Globe, Dec. 4, 1883

NOTE:- it appears that the FLORENCE HOWARD was got off at Port Granby, only to become a total loss on November 20, 1883.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.46624
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Florence Howard (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1883