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Telegraph (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1827


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For several days past we have had a continued storm of rain, and some hail, which has been productive of considerable damage, and dentation of vessels and steam-boats on lake Ontario. The fine schooner Telegraph, owned by Wm. Chisholm, Esq., of Nelson, we learn, lies under water, at the Burlington Bay canal, having on board a full cargo, outward bound. The steam-boat Niagara, Capt. Mesier, put out on Saturday last, for Prescott, from the mouth of the Niagara river, but it was deemed prudent to return in the evening, on account of the gale on the lake, where she was obliged to remain for several days.
      Farmer's Journal & Welland Canal Intelligencer
      October 24, 1827


      The schooner TELEGRAPH is sunk in 14 feet of water near Burlington Beach.
      Niagara Gleamer
      October 29, 1827

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      The new schooner TELEGRAPH is said to be a complete wreck.
      Upper Canada Herald
      October 30, 1827

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Reason: sunk
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1827
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16350
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Telegraph (Schooner), sunk, 1 Oct 1827