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Sligo (Schooner), C72711, gale damage, 25 Oct 1891


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Sault Ste. Marie, Oct. 27. -- A steamer arriving down reports that the steamer SOVEREIGN, towing the schooner SLIGO, has foundered on Lake Superior, and that the crew escaped to the SLIGO.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, October 27, 1891
     
     
     
Capt. Alfred Forrest of the tug TRAVELER corroborates the statement of Capt. Baxter regarding the severity of the gale. It was during this gale that the schooner SLIGO, consort of the foundered steambarge SOVEREIGN, came near foundering herself. She arrived here leaking, with all her canvas gone.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, October 29, 1891
     

The survey held yesterday on the cargo of the schooner SLIGO, resulted in the finding of 1,000 bushels of wet wheat. This amount was larger than was looked for, and only 35 or 40 bushels were wet through her hatches, so her bottom must be injured.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      November 6, 1891
     
     
Schooner SLIGO. Official Canada No. 72711. Of 284 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1874. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 137.0 x 23.0 x 11.8 Owned by Geo. A. Graham, of Port Arthur, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886


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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22192
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sligo (Schooner), C72711, gale damage, 25 Oct 1891