The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Glenora (Schooner), C80699, aground, 19 Nov 1887
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Buffalo.---The underwriters report that the Canadian schooner GLENORA, of the GLENGARRY's tow, with grain from Port Arthur, went ashore at West Point, Lake Ontario, seventy miles west of Kingston. Her crew consisted of the captain, mate, and six seamen; the wife of a seaman, and a cook. The GLENORA cost $18,000.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 24, 1887

Schooner GLENORA of 739 tons. Home port, Montreal, Owned by the Montreal Transit Co. Built 1882 and classed A 2 and a half. On November 19, 1887 the vessel with a cargo of wheat, sprung a leak on Lake Ontario. Property loss, hull $1,000 cargo $3,000
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887

      Schooner GLENORA, of 627 tons reg. and 4 years old. Home port, Montreal. While bound from Port Dalhousie to Kingston on November 17, 1887, vessel was damaged in a gale on Lake Ontario. Property loss, hull $700 cargo $2,770.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1887
      Dept. of Marine and Fisheries

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Cargo: $3,000
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.891944 Longitude: -77.279722
William R. McNeil
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Glenora (Schooner), C80699, aground, 19 Nov 1887