Sweden (Schooner), C, aground, 1 Oct 1877
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The schooner SWEDEN went ashore near Port Stanley in the gale last night.
October 11, 1877
The schooner SWEDEN, which recently ran ashore above Port Stanley, and from which the young man Donnelly was drowned, will become a total loss.
October 19, 1877
Barque SWEDEN, of Kingston, Ont. and of 320 tons register and 6 years of age, while bound from Toledo, O., to Kingston, on October 8, 1877 stranded near Port Stanley by stress of weather and became a total loss. One life was lost. Amount of loss on vessel, $14,000. Loss on cargo $1,000.
Statement of Wreck & Casualty during 1877
Dept. of Marine & Fisheries. Sessional.1878
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Port of Kingston Vessel Register
Port Number: 209 Year Number: 2 of 1870
When Built: 1870
Where Built: Garden Island
Present Master: James Short
Builders name & date of certificate:Henry Roney 3Ist. March I870
Description of vessel:Length: 138 feet & 3/IOths.
Breadth: 25 feet & 9/IOths.
Depth of hold: 11 feet & 9/IOths. at amidships
How rigged: Topsail schooner
How built: Carvel
Subscribing owners: Calvin & Breck sole owners,
Length overall at Amidships = 130 feet & 3/IOths.
Breadth amidships at 2/5 ths. depth = 24 feet
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes