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Annie E. Foster (Schooner), C71276, sunk by collision, 21 Aug 1889

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Schooner ANNIE M. FOSTER, of 77 tons reg. Home port, Port Burwell, collided with the steamer SIESTA, 20 miles N.E. from Charlotte, Lake Ontario, August 21, 1889, and was a total loss. Value of loss $2,000. Vessel bound from Charlotte to Kingston and was 13 years of age.
      Department of Marine and Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1889

he schooner ANNIE FOSTER, loaded with coal, bound for Kingston was run down and sunk by the yacht SIESTA near Charlotte on Saturday. She sunk in 15 minutes but the crew were saved.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, September 2, 1889

Schooner ANNIE E. FOSTER. Official Canada No. 71276. Of 77 tons register. Built Port Burwell, Ont., 1875. Home port, Port Burwell, Ont. 82.0 x 20.3 x 8.8. Owned by Wm. Kennedy, of Kingston, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: sunk by collision
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Annie E. Foster (Schooner), C71276, sunk by collision, 21 Aug 1889