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Burlington (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1868


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SCHOONER BURLINGTON WRECKED. - The Canadian schooner BURLINGTON, laden with 5,500 bushels of wheat, from Hamilton, Ontario for Buffalo, went ashore and sunK on Lake Ontario, during the gale of Saturday. Vessel and cargo a total loss.
The BURLINGTON was built at Cleveland in 1843 of 114 tons burden, rated B 2 and valued at about $4,000.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, November 6, 1868

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      No attempt has been made to raise the schr. BURLINGTON, sunk about 3 miles west of Grimsby, Lake Ontario, loaded with wheat. From her topmast, which still marks the spot where she went down, some parties took her flag a few days after she sunk.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 23, 1868 3-4

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SCHOONER 'BURLINGTON' -- No attempt has been made to raise the schooner BURLINGTON, sunk about three miles west of Grimsby, lake Ontario, loaded with wheat.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, November 20, 1868


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15827
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Burlington (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1868