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Defiance (Schooner), gale damage, 1 Nov 1866

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DEFIANCE Schooner, lost main boom and gaff topsail, near Port Hope, November 1866. Property loss $175
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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THE GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO. - Telegrams from Kingston to the Board of Lake Underwriters report the following disasters:
Schooner IRIS, laden with a general cargo, in coming into port, struck the west pier and sunk. ---- Schooner ALMA is ashore up the Bay of Quinte. - Schooner HELEN is sunk in the harbor at Port Hope; her sails and hull are badly damaged. ---- Schooner CASPIAN, cargo lumber, sunk and went to pieces near Port Hope. ---- Schooners ACORN and JOHN STEVENSON are aground at Port Hope. ---- Schooner NORTH STAR has her bow stove in; schooner UNION is dismasted, and schooner DEFIANCE lost her main-boom and gaff-top-sail. ---- schooner MARY HADLEY is ashore two miles west of the harbor.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, November 14, 1866

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Reason: gale damage
Hull damage: $175
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95012 Longitude: -78.29953
William R. McNeil
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Defiance (Schooner), gale damage, 1 Nov 1866