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Lochiel (Schooner), sunk, 18 Sep 1865


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The schooner LOCHIEL, Scott Master, from Dundas, Canada West for Oswego, with 9,000 bushels of wheat, foundered in a gale on Lake Ontario at daylight this morning 15 miles northeast of the Genesee Light.
      The captain and crew came into Genesee in yawl boats at 9 this morning, having saved nothing from the vessel.
      Erie Daily Dispatch
      Monday, September 18, 1865


Rochester, Sept. 18. -- THE SCHOONER LOCHIEL. -- The schooner LOCHIEL, Scott Master, from Dundas, Canada West for Oswego, with nine thousand bushels of wheat, foundered in the gale on Lake Ontario at daylight this morning fifteen miles northeast of the Genesee Light.
      The captain and crew came into the Genesee in the yawl boat at nine this morning, having saved nothing from the vessel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 19, 1865
     
     
     
Schooner LOCHIEL. [C] Of 223 tons. Built 1852 at Port Sarnia by Robert Steel. Owned by James Coleman & Co. Home port, Dundas. Value $4,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Formerly THREE SEAS; rather flat, repaired in 1861.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1861
     


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1865
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15180
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lochiel (Schooner), sunk, 18 Sep 1865