The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rainbow (Schooner), leak, 4 Oct 1880

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The RAINBOW of Belleville, left the Queen Street wharf last night with about 25,000 feet of maple lumber for Mill Point. When opposite the Penitentiary the swells caused the vessel to leak. She was headed for Kingston again. Shortly after reaching the slip at the foot of Queen Street she sank and now rests on the bottom. The vessel will be taken to the shipyard to be repaired an caulked. Capt. McCormack is in command.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      Tuesday, October 5, 1880

      The sloop RAINBOW has been raised, recaulked, and is now loading lumber for Rathbun & Son.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      Tuesday, October 12, 1880

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
William R. McNeil
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Rainbow (Schooner), leak, 4 Oct 1880