The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charlotte (Schooner), lightning, 1 Aug 1834


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As the schooner CHARLOTTE of Pickering, laden with cordwood, was making this port, she was struck with lightning. Her sails, masts &c., were injured considerably. On man, named Peter Van Horn, whose family reside in Pickering, was killed instantly.
      Cobourg Star
      Wednesday, August 6, 1834


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: lightning
Lives: 1
Freight: cordwood
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1834
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13988
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Charlotte (Schooner), lightning, 1 Aug 1834