The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary A. Daryaw (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1922

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Kingston, Nov. 27. - The schooner MARY DARYAW, in charge of Captain Frank Daryaw, and the schooner HORACE TABER, in charge of Captain Henry Daryaw, brother of Frank Daryaw, which left Oswego at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, are both ashore at Four Mile Point after having got caught in a severe snow-storm last night while on their way to Kingston with coal.
      The DARYAW is alright yet, but the TABER is breaking up, both crews escaped without mishap. The vessels each carried about 400 tons of coal. The TABER was bound for Kingston and the DARYAW for Collins Bay. Both vessels have been lying at Oswego waiting for favorable weather, the weather being improved they ventured out, but were overtaken by the storm.
      Toronto Globe
      November 28, 1922

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      Kingston, Nov. 29 - The schooner MARY DARYAW which ran ashore on Four Mile Point while on her way here with a cargo of coal, was released and brought to Kingston last night. The HORACE TABER also ashore on Four MIle Point is a total wreck, but the cargo of coal is being salvaged.
      Toronto Globe
      November 30, 1922

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      NOTE: the MARY A. DARYAW was formerly the American schooner KEWAUNEE, built at Port Huron in 1866.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.182222 Longitude: -76.524444
William R. McNeil
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Mary A. Daryaw (Schooner), aground, 26 Nov 1922