The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Monticello (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1866

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MONTICELLO Schooner, ashore on Lake Ontario, April 1866; got off and repaired. property loss $3,000
      Casualty List for 1867---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

Oswego, April 25. -- The gale which set in on Monday continued up to this morning and several disasters have occurred to vessel on Lake Ontario.
The schooner BANTAMA, bound from this port to Chicago with coal, is ashore near Oak Orchard Creek....
      The schooners MONTICELLO and TRAVELLER, bound from French Creek to Detroit; light, are ashore. The former at the Devil's Nose and the latter at Thirty Mile Point. Steam tugs and pumps will be sent to their assistance.
      Toledo Blade
      April 25, 1866

MONTICELLO Schooner of 380 tons, owned at Clayton by Fowler & Esseltyne. Bound from Oswego to Chicago went ashore at Devil's Nose, Lake Ontario, April 1866. Loss to ship $600, insurance $500.
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 Report of U. S. Coast Guard

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.36867 Longitude: -77.9764
William R. McNeil
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Monticello (Schooner), aground, 1 Apr 1866