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Catharine (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863


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Schooner CATHARINE of 178 tons, owned Hamilton by J. Osborne & Co. Bound from Lake Erie to Kingston, went ashore at Presque Isle, Lake Ontario, October 1863. Damage to hull $1,300, to cargo $5,000
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      1863 to 1873. Report of U.S. Coast Guard

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We learn from a telegram received by the Board of Lake Underwriters:
      The schr. CATHERINE of Cobourg, laden with wheat, is ashore near Presque Isle.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 2, 1863 3-3

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      ASHORE. - The schooner CATHARINE of Cobourg, at Presque Isle, laden with wheat.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 3, 1863

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      PORT OF HAMILTON

Name ...................... CATHARINE Register No. 22
Type ........................ Schooner
Tonnage................... 139
When built................ 1853
Where built....,......... Oakville
Builders name & date of certificate :-M. Simpson. June 11, I853
Description of vessel:
      Length................ 94 feet
      Breadth.............. 20 feet & 2/1Oths.
      Depth of hold........8 feet & 6/1Oths.

      Masts................. Two
      Decks................. One
      Stern.................. Square
      Bowsprit............ Standing
Figure-head ....... None
How rigged......... Schooner. Carvel built
Present Master........ Geo. Wilson

Subscribing owners:-A. & T. C. Kerr & Co., of Hamilton owners July 1853 and after many different owners J. Collins of Picton was owner dated July 21, 1871

Register's Remarks : - LOST

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NOTE:- Re-built into the schooner WILLIAM ELGIN (1878 Marine Classification Index) and as such was lost on Lake Ontario, May 16, 1888 when she foundered about 16 miles N. W. of Oswego (Marine & Fisheries, Statement of Wreck for 1888.)


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15623
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Catharine (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863