The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kate Kelley (Scow), C..., aground, 11 Nov 1868

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      The point where the schr. KATE KELLY was reported to be wrecked is known as the Sand Hill, 7 miles below Port Burwell.

      The schr. KATE KELLY is not lost as reported. She has passed the Welland Canal.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 11 1868 3-4

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      The scow KATE KELLY, which a few days since, we reported as the schooner of the same name, and which went ashore below Burwell in a gale, we learn will prove a total loss. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 30, 1868 3-3

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      LOSS OF THE SCOW "KATE KELLY" - The scow KATE KELLY, which went ashore at Port Burwell a short time since, and proved a total loss, was a craft of Port Rowan and belonged to Port Ryerse, Canada, she was of 81 tons and rated C 1.
      Chicago Tribune
      Wednesday, December 2, 1868

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Scow KATE KELLY, beached at Port Burwell has gone to pieces. Built Port Rowan 1860 and owned by Clarke Gates of Port Rowan. 81 tons burden; Class C 1 and valued at $2,500.
      Toronto Globe
      December 7, 1868

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
William R. McNeil
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Kate Kelley (Scow), C..., aground, 11 Nov 1868