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A. P. Waite (Scow), aground, 9 Oct 1868

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Dunnville, Ont. Oct. 8 - The schr. A.P. WAITE went ashore on Tecumseh Reef yesterday. It is feared that she will go to pieces as the sea is running too high to do anything towards getting her off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 9, 1868 3-4

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      The schrs. DAN MARBLE and C.Y. RICHMOND are at Port Colborne, working on the
scow A.P. WAITE. This vessel is now sunk within half a mile or so of the big lighthouse.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 31, 1868 3-4

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      The scow A.P. WAITE is on the rocks, behind the west pier at Port Colborne. About half her hull is full of water. On Friday night she was pulled in toward the lighthouse.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 2, 1868 3-4

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The A. P. WAITE, the scow which sunk off Port Colborne recently, was washed ashore at that place, by the heavy gale of late.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, November 6, 1868

      TOTAL LOSS - Scow A. P. WAITE, of 145 tons, classed B 1. Value $6,000.
      Lake Disasters of 1868 - Total Losses
      Chicago Tribune
      December 14, 1868

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.808333 Longitude: -79.718333
William R. McNeil
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A. P. Waite (Scow), aground, 9 Oct 1868