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Fanny (Schooner), aground, 26 Sep 1838


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INFORMATION WANTED.
      Information wanted of Hugh Shannon, who left this 25th. Sept. last, in the schooner FANNY, Stewart McEnnery, Master. The FANNY was wrecked at or near Port Credit - crew saved. His wife, Eliza Shannon, would feel truly greatful for an intelligence concerning him. Kingston, Feb. 1st. 1839
      Kingston Chronicle & Gazette
      February 20, 1839


note: While probably totaly unrelated the two casualties apart from the dates are rather similar ?

Schooner FANNY of Niagara was capsized off 30 Mile Creek, Lake Ontario and drifted to the river's mouth, where attempts to right her have failed, but it was hoped that she would finally be saved. The crew of five reached land in the yawl. The schooner had no cargo, but two tons of iron ballast.
      Cobourg Star
      November 22, 1837


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1838
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14857
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.55011 Longitude: -79.58291
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fanny (Schooner), aground, 26 Sep 1838