The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alexander (Schooner), dismasted, 1 Nov 1860

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The Canadian schooner ALEXANDER, of Port Dalhousie, from Adrossin, Scotland, with a cargo of iron for the Lakes, was dismasted when 1,000 miles out, lost four men, and was towed into an Irish port near Cork for repairs.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 19 1860

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The barque ALEXANDER, Capt. A. Muir, which left Port Dalhousie last spring for Glasgow, Scotland, and was wrecked on her return to Canada, having to put back to a port in ireland, where she remained all winter, arrived at Quebec on Thursday night last. All well. She had a boisterous, but fortunate voyage out. -- St. Catharines Journal
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 24, 1861

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Reason: dismasted
Lives: 4
Freight: iron
Remarks: Repaired
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  • North Carolina, United States
    Latitude: 35.22546 Longitude: -75.5621
William R. McNeil
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Alexander (Schooner), dismasted, 1 Nov 1860