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Cataraqui (Schooner), sunk, 30 Sep 1864


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SCHOONER WRECKED - Word came by telegraph on Friday, that the schooner CATARAQUI, Captain N. B. Whitby, was sunk off Presque Isle during the gale on Friday night. The vessel belonged to Kingston and is insured.
      Kingston News
      Saturday, October 1, 1864

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      Schooner CATARAQUI, of 224 tons. Home port, Kingston. Owned by W. Anglin. When bound from Hamilton, Ont., to Oswego, N. Y. foundered in a gale on Lake Ontario. Total loss, September 1864. Loss to ship $6,000; loss to cargo $8,000. Insurance on hull, $4,000; insurance on cargo $6,000. No lives lost.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873. Report of U.S. Coast Guard.

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Schooner CATARAQUI, sank near Presque Isle, Brighton. Owned Kingston. (condensed)
      Toronto Globe
      October 4, 1864

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      PORT OF KINGSTON -- Register No. 66
Nmae . . . . . . . . . . CATARAQUI
Type . . . . . . . . . . Schooner
Home port . . . . . . . Kingston
Tonnage . . . . . . . . 176 tons
When built . . . . . . . 1856/57
Where built . . . . . . Lachine Canal, above St. Gabriels Locks (on an island)
Builders name . . . . . Augustus Labber
Date of Certificate . . April 13, 1858
Description of vessel:-
Length . . . . . . . . 108 & 9/10ths. feet
Breadth . . . . . . . 20 & 1/10th. feet
Depth of hold . . . . 8 & 8/10ths. feet
Masts . . . . . . . . Two
Stern . . . . . . . . Round
Bowsprit . . . . . . . Standing
Figure-head . . . . . None
Decks . . . . . . . . One, no galleries
How built . . . . . . Carvel
Present master . . . . Lewis Middleton
Subscribing owners:- William Anglin of Kingston, sole owner. Sold, dated April 28, 1863 to Nettleton B. Whitby of Beamsville. Transferred to Mrs. Mary Whitby dated September 4, 1863.
      Port of Kingston
      Shipping Register

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: 6,000
Cargo: 8,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15622
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cataraqui (Schooner), sunk, 30 Sep 1864