The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Vienna (Schooner), C90558, aground, 1 May 1893

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It is denied that Capt. Ewart, who ran the schr. VIENNA on the beach at Nut Island, Lake Ontario, has disappeared, being unwilling to face the disgrace of losing three boats in two years. It is stated that he was at Charlotte, the nearest port to the wreck, and has been in constant communication with the agent of the underwriter in Detroit. The VIENNA is full of water, and the stern is badly damaged, but with favorable weather it is claimed that she will be released.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 19, 1893 3-4

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Capt. John Rice held a survey on the VIENNA which went ashore at Charlotte, Ont.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 29, 1893 3-4

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Schooner VIENNA. Official Canada No. 90558. Of 136 tons Register. Built Port Burwell, Ont. 1871. Home port, Bowmanville, Ont. 102.0 x 23.5 x 8.5 Owned by F.H. Laird and T.E. Laird of Dresden, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1902

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Reason: aground
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.100833 Longitude: -76.723888
William R. McNeil
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Vienna (Schooner), C90558, aground, 1 May 1893