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J. W. Langmuir (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1874


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Schooner J.W. LANGMAN, ashore and sunk in Lake Ontario, October 1874. Property loss $2,500.
      Casualty List for 1873
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The schr. LANGMUIR, light, is ashore at Galoo Island, between Kingston and Oswego. She is supposed to be a total wreck. The crew are safe.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 9, 1874 3-6

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      The schr. SASSICUS, with 50 M ft. of lumber from the schr. J.W. LANGMUIR, ashore at the head of Big Gallup Island, arrived here at 11:00 last night, in tow of the tug WHEELER. A barge from the Bay secured the remainder of the cargo with the exception of what was lost. The LANGMUIR is a total wreck. - Oswego Times, 13th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 15, 1874 3-5

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Canadian schooner J.W. LANGMUIR of 116 tons, built Picton 1865 by D. Tait, and owned by Spencer Brothers. Home port Picton. Value $2,500 Class B 1
REMARKS- Bottom of schooner HANNAH, repaired in 1866.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register for 1873

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      PORT OF PICTON REGISTER No 13
Name.................... J.W. LANGMUIR
Type.................... Schooner
Tonnage................. 116 tons
When built.............. 1865
Where built............. Picton
Builders name........... John Tait
Date of certificate..... July 6, 1865
Description of vessel:-

Length................ 88 feet
Breadth............... 21 feet, above wales
Depth of hold.........8 feet & 4 inches

Masts................. Two
Decks................. One
Stern................. Square
Bowsprit.............. Standing
Figure-head........... None
How rigged............ Fore & aft, top-sail schooner
How built............. Carvel, of wood
Present master........ Wm. Redmond

Subscribing owners:- J.W. Langmuir sole owner, and after many part owners vessel was owned by Richard Walters & Edward Neale both of Toronto and dated July 7,1874

Notation:- WRECKED NOVEMBER 1874 on GALOO ISLAND

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11585
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.90562 Longitude: -76.41633
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Langmuir (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1874