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Duke of Wellington (Schooner), drowning, 1833


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We are informed that a man named Parker, belonging to Amherstburgh, leaped overboard from the schooner DUKE OF WELLINGTON on Sunday last, opposite the Ferry House at this place, and was drowned. His body was found yesterday, and an inquest held uopn it today (Friday,) by William Ambridge Esquire, Coroner, and a verdict returned of "Found drowned, with marks of violence." There are various rumours in circulation relative to the unfortunate circumstances, which we deem improper to notice. Should they appear of sufficient moment to warrant a judicial investigation, we have no doubt but Mr. Ambridge will cause the necessary steps to be taken.
      Canadian Emigrant
      Saturday, July 27, 1833


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Reason: drowning
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1833
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21442
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.28318 Longitude: -83.05925
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Duke of Wellington (Schooner), drowning, 1833