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John A. McDonald (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1871


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      We are informed by a gentleman who has come from Long Pt. that a Canadian scow JOHN A. McDONALD went on the beach about 5 miles above the Point last Friday night. She was taking a load of pail wood from the shore for Black Rock, when a strong south wind sprung up and drove her on the beach. The dock at which she was laoding gave way and was carried ashore with the McDONALD. A tug has gone to her assistance from Port Rowan, but some doubts are felt of the tug's ability to pull the scow off, and she is well out. The McDONALD is an old craft, and will not bear much hard usage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 15, 1871 3-4


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19093
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John A. McDonald (Schooner), aground, 1 Sep 1871