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Jessie Drummond (Schooner), C51655, aground, 2 Dec 1902

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      JESSIR DRUMMOND And 600 Tons Of Coal Lost.
Cobourg, Ont. Dec. 3. - The schooner JESSIE DRUMMOND, with 600 tons of coal, is a total wreck here. Crew all saved by life-boat crew.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 3, 1902

The schooner JESSE DRUMMOND was taotally wrecked by the storm on Lake Ontario. Her crew of 7 persons were rescued without loss of life by the life saving crew of Cobourg. The DRUMMOND with a cargo of 600 tons of soft coal left oswego last Saturday but was forced to seek shelter at Charlotte on account of Monday's storm. She left Charlotte at noon yesterday and ran for Cobourg. The vessel missed the harbor lights and stranded in the full sweep of the seas. She was owned by Herb Milne of Oakville, Ont.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, December 4, 1902

Schooner JESSIE DRUMMOND. Official Canada No. 51655. Of 292 tons reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1865. Home port, Port Hope, Ont. 134.5 x 23.0 x 11.9 Owened by Hugh Rooney, et al, Port Hope, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
      Schooner JESSIE DRUMMOND, wrecked December 2, 1902, east of the east pier at Cobourg, Lake Ontario, of 198 Gross tons. Total loss.
      Dept. of Transport
      Casualty List for 1902

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Reason: aground
Freight: coal
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
William R. McNeil
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Jessie Drummond (Schooner), C51655, aground, 2 Dec 1902