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Liberty (Schooner), sunk, 28 Nov 1829


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The schooner LIBERTY, Captain Macaby, cargo iron, was driven ashore on Point au Pla Island on Monday the 23th. ult. The crew encamped on shore for the night. In the morning the vessel was discovered two or three miles from land, and on reaching her, found to be nearly filled with water. In a short time she went down in 4 fathoms water. The crew are yet on Point au Pla, hoping to secure something from the wreck, when the weather will permit.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Thursday, December 3, 1829 p.3 col.1 & 2.

NOTE- Point au Platt Island = Pelee Island


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: iron
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1829
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12980
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Liberty (Schooner), sunk, 28 Nov 1829