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Centurion (Schooner), sunk, 8 Oct 1874


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By a special dispatch to Capt. E.P. Dorr, dated Kingston, 1:40 P.M. yesterday, we learn that the schr. CENTURION, with a cargo of iron ore was sunk off False Ducks, Lake Ontario. Her crew were saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 10, 1874 3-5

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The schr. CENTURION sunk off the Ducks, with iron ore, is reported a total loss. The crew were obliged to abandon her, and put off in an open boat, with one ore. They were out in the gale about 6 hours, and when picked up were pretty well fagged out. They reached Kingston on Friday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 12, 1874 3-5


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19098
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Centurion (Schooner), sunk, 8 Oct 1874