The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Colonel Powers (Schooner), aground, 5 Apr 1849


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ASHORE.---We learn that the schooner COLONEL POWERS, belonging to Messrs. Bundy Card, of this city, went ashore at Wellington, on the Canada side, on the 5th. instant, in a southwest blow. She is reported high and dry on a sand beach, without much apparent injury. She had no cargo and is fully insured in the North Western. The schooner W.J. PARDEE is reported to have gone ashore in the same blow, near Kingston, and to be a total wreck. She is an old vessel and had no insurance.---Oswego Commercial Times
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, April 13, 1849 p.2

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schr. COLONEL POWERS, beached, Canada side of lake Ontario; Got off and
      repaired; expenses..................................$571
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1849 (extracted from list)


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1849
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.13063
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95012 Longitude: -77.34947
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Colonel Powers (Schooner), aground, 5 Apr 1849