The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flora Carveth (Schooner), C71167, aground, 15 Dec 1891

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Whitby, Ont., Dec. 16. -- The schooner FLORA CARVETH, with 325 tons of coal, lost her rudder while entering the harbor at 1 o'clock yesterday morning, and becoming unmanageable was driven on the sand beach at the west end of the breakwater. The crew escaped in the yawl. Vessel and cargo are owned by the Port Whitby Harbor Company and uninsured. The CARVETH left Oswego Saturday.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, December 16, 1891
Schooner FLORA CARVETH. Official Canada No. 71167. Of 190 tons Reg. Built Mill Point, Ont., 1873. Home port, Port Hope, Ont. 115.0 x 23.5 x 8.9
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: aground
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.853888 Longitude: -78.936111
William R. McNeil
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Flora Carveth (Schooner), C71167, aground, 15 Dec 1891