The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gazelle (Schooner), sunk, 6 Oct 1885


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Schooner GAZELLE, of Montreal, of 96 tons, sunk on Lake Ontario October 6, 1885 and became a total loss. Value of loss $1,500. No Insurance. Cargo of wood.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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      Schooner GAZELLE, of Montreal, of 94 tons register and 20 years of age. Vessel bound from Deseronto to Kingston capsized in a squall on the St. Lawrence River October 5, 1885 and became a total loss. Value of loss $1,000.
      Department of Marine and Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck and Casualty, 1885

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      Captain Cornelius of the schooner GAZELLE, which recently capsized on the Bay of Quinte, states that his vessel is a complete wreck. Her remains are not worth more than $150. When she capsized he had a narrow excape from drowning.
      Toronto Globe
      Saturday, October 24, 1885

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: wood
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1885
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.17607
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.143611 Longitude: -77.255833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gazelle (Schooner), sunk, 6 Oct 1885