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San Jacinto (Schooner), U22352, aground, 14 May 1881


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A SCHOONER SINKS
Toronto, May 17. - The schooner St. MAGNUS from Chicago for Collingwood with grain, struck a rock off Yeo Island, Georgian bay, and sank. The crew were saved.
      Detroit Post and Tribune
      May 18, 1881
     
NOTE:-- The St. MAGNUS was likely meant to be SAN JACINTO ??

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      SCHOONER LOST
Special Dispatch to The Post & Tribune. CHEBOYGAN, May 15. - The schooner SAN JACINTO struck a rock in Georgian Bay and sunk in five fathoms of water. Her crew are on their way to Chicago. The schooner is a total loss.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, May 18, 1881

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The schooner SAN JACINTO struck a rock in the Georgian Bay and sunk in five fathoms of water. Her crew are on their way to Chicago. The schooner is a total loss.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, May 19, 1881

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      LOSS OF THE SAN JACINTO
The crew of the SAN JACINTO arrived in Chicago on Tuesday, and state that the schooner went down Thursday last. They had been working for some time in a dense fog and struck a rock at the entrance to Georgian Bay, about 8 miles northwest of Cove Island. The schooner was loaded with 17,000 bushels of corn, consigned by W. Young to a Canadian distiller at Collingwood. The cargo was fully insured. The SAN JACINTO was 265 tons measurement, built at Buffalo by B. B. Jones in 1856, and thoroughly rebuilt during 1871. She was owned by Capt. O. B. Mullen of Chicago and rated A2. She was valued at $10,000 and was insured for $8,400, $3,000 being with the Aetna.
      Detroit Post and Tribune
      Thurday, May 19, 1881

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The crew of the SAN JACINTO arrived at Chicago on Tuesday, and state that the schooner went down on Thursday last. They had been working for some time in a dense fog and struck on a rock at the entrance to Georgian Bay, about eight miles northwest of Cove Island. The schooner was loaded with 17,000 bushels of corn, consigned by W. Young to a Canadian distiller at Collingwood. The cargo was fully insured. The names of the companies could not be learned. The SAN JACINTO was of 265 tons measurement, built at Buffalo by B. B. Jones in 1856, and thoroughly rebuilt in 1871. She was owned by Captain O. B. Mullen, of Chicago, and rated A 2. She was valued at $10,000 and was insured for $8,400, $3,000 being in the Aetna.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, May 20, 1881

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      The New England Underwriters have paid the amount of their risk on the schooner SAN JACINTO, lost at Cove Island, Georgian Bay, on the 12th of last May.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, June 17, 1881

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The schooner SAN JACINTO, lost on Fox Island, Georgian Bay, May 14th. Three lives lost.
      Chicago Tribune's Casualty List of 1881
      copied by the Cleveland Herald
      Monday, December 12, 1881

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Reason: aground
Lives: 3
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21717
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.406666 Longitude: -81.779166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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San Jacinto (Schooner), U22352, aground, 14 May 1881