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Elizabeth (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1819


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The British schooner ELIZABETH was driven from her anchorage at Point Abino, in the late gale, and run aground between this village and Black Rock. -- Buffalo Nov. 9th. 1819
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Tuesday, November 23, 1819


NOTE:- the following mentions the Schr. ELIZABETH of Upper Canada one year after the above, it is supposed she was recovered from the 1819 accident ?

from the Niagara Patriot of Oct. 24, 1820
      The schooner ZEPHYR, Napier master, from Ashtabula to Sandusky, with a quantity of goods and salt, was driven on shore near the Pennsylvania and Ohio line, with the loss of every soul on board, amounting to 10 or 12 persons, the crew and passengers.
The body of a female was found upon thee shore of one of the islands, which was the only discovery that had been made of the remains of those unfortunate persons, who had thus suddenly been whelmed in the abyss of destruction. Hats, bonnets, &c. had floated ashore...
Another small craft is said to be lost, but we have no particulars
The schooner ELIZABETH, of U. C. is reported to be lost, with most of her crew, but the report is unconfirmed...
The Lake Erie Steam Boat had fortunately just arrived at Detroit and made fast to the wharf, as the storm commenced
      Kingston Chronicle
      November 17, 1820


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1819
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11901
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Elizabeth (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1819