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John West (Schooner), sunk, 18 Oct 1844


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DISASTERS IN THE LATE GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO
      On Friday the 18th. ult.
      The schooner JOHN WEST, sunk off Long Point, all hands lost, vessel and cargo a total wreck - laden with salt for Kingston.
      The schooner NATIVE, Adams from Kingston, in ballast, all hands perished, vessel in pieces.
      Another schooner name unknown, sunk at Long Point.
      In The Snow Storm Of Monday Last, The 28th. ult.
      The schooner SIR CHARLES BAGOT, the schooner LADY BAGOT, and propeller BEAGLE, all with cargoes - goods all damaged - on shore at Port Dalhousie - no lives lost.
      The schooner MAID OF THE MILL, ashore at the humber.
      The schooner SIR FRANCES BOND HEAD, on shore between Niagara and Port Dalhousie, load of flour entirely damaged - 3 feet of water in her hold.
      The schooner JOHN SIMPSON, on shore near Oakville. (British Canadian)
      Kingston News
      Thursday, November 7, 1844


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Reason: sunk
Lives: all
Freight: salt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1844
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14854
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.933888 Longitude: -76.892777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John West (Schooner), sunk, 18 Oct 1844