A dispatch from Picton, Ont., says: "The schooner PERSIA foundered last night opposite Point Peter light, about six miles out in 200 feet of water. All hands were saved. She was stone laden from Kingston to Toronto, commanded by Capt. David O'Hagan, and owned by D. W. Allison, M. P., and the captain." The PERSIA is an old schooner of 92 tons register. She was built in 1855 and valued at $800.
Wednesday, September 9, 1891
Wrecks and Heavy Losses.
Two of the boats wrecked in the storm of a week ago, the schooners POMEROY and BRITISH LION, have since been taken into port and will be repaired.
The schooner PERSIA, a small Canadian craft, foundered near Picton, Ont., Monday. She was stone laden from Kingston to Toronto, commanded by Capt. David O'Hagan, and owned by D. W. Allison, M. P., and the captain.
September 10, 1891
Schooner PERSIA. [no number] Of 196 tons register. Built Hamilton, Ont., 1867. Home port, Hamilton, Ont. Owned by Eliz J. Peters, of Windsor, Ont. 99.6 x 22.3 x 10.6
List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
Schooner PERSIA. Of 213 tons. Built Hamilton 1868 by Robertson. Owned by O'Hagan & Co. Home port, Hamilton
Inland lloyds Vessel Register
Canadian Hulls, !892
NOTE:-- The Buffalo Enquirer is mistaken about the PERSIA, the one they mention was an American Vessel and was not a casualty in 1891. The Hamilton built PERSIA is the only one listed in the 1886 List.