The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cleopatra (Schooner), sunk by collision, 21 Nov 1859

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The Canadian schr. CLEOPATRA, loaded with wheat and flour, collided with the schr. ADRIATIC off Port Maitland, C.W., this morning, and sunk to her decks.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 21, 1859 2-6

Port Colborne, Nov. 21 - The bark ADRIATIC sunk the schr. CLEOPATRA about 2:00 A.M. on the 20th, about 15 miles above the mouth of Grand River, and about 8 or 10 miles from land. The CLEOPATRA was loaded with about 1,600 bushels of wheat and 500 barrels of flour. I hear there is no insurance. The ADRIATIC landed her crew here yesterday. The ADRIATIC is damaged about $100.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 22, 1859 2-6

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat, flour
Remarks: Total loss ??
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.86681 Longitude: -79.56631
William R. McNeil
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Cleopatra (Schooner), sunk by collision, 21 Nov 1859