The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Twin Sisters (Schooner), U24151, aground, 1 Nov 1874


Description
Full Text

TWIN SISTER Schooner, cargo stone, ashore on Tecumseh Reef, Lake Erie, November 1874. Property loss, hull $4,000 cargo $500.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

      . . . . .

An associated Press dispatch dated at Port Colborne last night says: " A heavy fog and smoke prevailed all day. Six vessels are reported ashore west of Pt. Abino, and the schr. OSBORNE between Port Colborne and Pt. Abino. The OSBORNE is loaded with iron ore and is leaking. A tug has gone to Buffalo for a steam pump. The schr. TWIN SISTERS and BOLIVIA are ashore 3 miles west of Grand River. The BOLIVIA is loaded with salt from Buffalo to Detroit. They all got on during the heavy wind, smoke and fog of last night."
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 4, 1874 3-4

      . . . . .

The schr. TWIN SISTER, ashore on Tecumseh reef above Port Maitland on the Canada side, was got off yesterday and taken into Grand River, Canada, where she now awaits good weather to come to Buffalo.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 17, 1874 3-5

      . . . . .

The tug INGRAM brought in the schr. TWIN SISTERS from Port Maitland yesterday afternoon, and towed her to Mills & Welch;s drydock for temporary repairs. It required 4 steam pumps to keep her afloat on the way down.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 19, 1874 3-6


Schooner TWIN SISTERS. U. S. No. 24151. Of 200.98 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $500
Freight: stone
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1874
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.11750
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.808333 Longitude: -79.718333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Twin Sisters (Schooner), U24151, aground, 1 Nov 1874