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Welland (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1839


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GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO. -- The schooners KINGSTON and WELLAND were driven ashore, one on the Isle of Tanti, the other on Point Misery, during the gale of the 16th. The WELLAND was got off by the Steamer COBOURG without much damage, but the KINGSTON is aground in shoal water where the steamboat could not approach, and is supposed to be much damaged.
      Cleveland daily Herald
      Saturday, October 26, 1839 p.3 col.1

NOTE. The Isle of Tanti, is the early name for Amherst Island, Point Misery, may be Point Traverse ??


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Newspaper
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Clippings
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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1839
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13185
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Welland (Schooner), aground, 16 Oct 1839