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Jennie Jones (Scow), aground, 25 Nov 1872


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Toronto - Between 9 and 10 o'clock yesterday morning, the fist-bottomed scow JENNY JONES, laden with lumber from Toronto to Port Dalhousie, and owned and commanded by Captain Curphey, filled with water during the gale that swept over the lake during the forenoon, and drifted on to the Island near the western point. The Captain and two men who were on board got into the rigging, and were taken ashore by a boat that came up soon after. No great damage was done and it is expected the scow will float as soon as the lumber is taken out of her, which will not take more than a few hours.
      The Toronto Mail
      Tuesday, November 26, 1872

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16031
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jennie Jones (Scow), aground, 25 Nov 1872