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Sweet Home (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1872


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Kingston, Sept. 13 - A wrecking party with the necessary pumps left here this morning for the schooner SWEET HOME.
      The Toronto Mail
      Saturday, September 14, 1872

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      The schr. SWEET HOME, on her way from Cleveland to this port, light, last evening, struck about 3 miles down the St. Lawrence and sunk with her hold full of water. - Kingston News.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 17, 1872 3-6

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Schooner SWEET HOME, of 180 tons. Owned Kingston by McClelland & others. Bound from Kingston to Montreal, sunk in the St. Lawrence River, September 1872. Loss to ship $2,600. Loss to cargo $13,000. Insurance on ship $2,000. Insurance on cargo $10.000.
      Marine Casualties of the Great Lakes
      1863 - 1873 Records of the U. S. Coast Guard

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Kingston, Sept. 16 - The schooners SWEET HOME, ALPHA, and MARY GROVER are being hauled out at Powers ship yard for repairs.
      The Toronto Mail
      Tuesday, September 17, 1872

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15975
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sweet Home (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1872