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Orkney Lass (Brig), capsized, 18 Jul 1867


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PROBABLE LOSS OF A VESSEL, WITH ALL ON BOARD. -- The Detroit Post of yesterday contained the following : "The information which has been received at various points within the past few days places it beyond a question that the vessel which was seen to capsize in Lake Erie by the captain of the SEA GULL, was none other than the brig ORKNEY LASS, of Kingston, Canada, and owned by Folger Brothers. She passed through the Welland Canal just previous to the disaster, upward bound. She had no cargo on board and being a "crank" vessel, the violence of the squall quickly threw her on her beam ends, from which she never righted. Her crew were all lost, consequently, further than the above statement never will be known. The ORKNEY LASS was eleven years old, 378 tons burthen, and was built at the place she was latterly owned.
      Toledo Blade
      July 20, 1867

NOTE:-- The ORKNEY LASS was likely not the vessel which capsized, She was not lost.


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Reason: capsized
Lives: ?
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1867
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20750
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Orkney Lass (Brig), capsized, 18 Jul 1867