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Newash (Schooner), aground, 9 Nov 1864


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A schooner left here last week for Spanish River, having a number of lumbermen, together with some horses and stores for the winter. It is currently reported and credited that she is lost together with all on board.
      Owen Sound Comet
      Friday, November 18, 1864

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We are sorry to learn that the schooner NEWASH of this port, belonging to Mr. Wm. Miller, was wrecked on the evening of the 9th. at Horse Shoe Island. A part of the cargo was saved but the greater portion was lost along with the vessel. We understand Mr. Miller was not insured.
      Owen Sound Comet
      Friday, November 18, 1864



Schooner NEWASH, owned by Wm. Miller of Owen Sound was wrecked in a terrible gale of last week on Horse-shoe Island. Vessel and cargo a total loss - no insurance
      Toronto Globe
      November 18, 1764
      . . . . .

WRECK. -- We are sorry to learn that the schooner NEWASH of this port, belonging to Mr. Wm. Miller, was wrecked on the evening of the 9th. at Horse Shoe Island. A part of the cargo was saved but the greater portion was lost along with the vessel. We understand Mr. Miller was not insured. ---- no credit ?
      Toronto Globe
      December 12, 1864
     

NOTES:- Lucas Island was known as Horse-shoe Island - (Thompson Coast Pilot, 1869.) The above two extracts, taken from a previous card index, are of the same date, and could be correct, but needs re-checking.


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Reason: aground
Lives: all
Freight: stores, &c.
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17351
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.393333 Longitude: -81.764166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Newash (Schooner), aground, 9 Nov 1864