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Carrier Dove (Schooner), sunk, 15 Nov 1864

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The Schooner CARRIER DOVE Founders
Picton . -- Schooner CARRIER DOVE with a cargo of 165 tons of coal, foundered this morning at 2 o'clock 12 miles out from Long Point and was abandoned by the crew, who came ashore in the yawl. All hands saved.
      Toronto Globe
      November 15, 1864
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Schr. CARRIER DOVE lost Lake Ontario, 1864 (Great Lakes Summary)
      Poole Notes
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      PORT OF KINGSTON REGISTER 1854 -1867 Volume 20

      FOLIO I Register Number: 67
Description: Schooner
Where she belongs: Kingston
Tons: 110
When Built: 1854-
Where Built: Wolfe Island
Present Master: P. Benziette ( Philo Bennet)
Builders Name & Date of certificate: Austin Horn Oct. 17, 1854
Description of Vessel:...
      Length: 88 feet & 8/10th.
      Breadth: 19 feet
      Depth of Hold: 7 feet & 7/10th.
      Masts: Two
      Square or Round Stern: Square
      Carvel or Clinker Built: Carvel
      Standing or Running Bowsprit: Standing
      How Rigged: Schooner
      Figure Head: None
      Decks: One, no galleries
Subscribing Owners:- Thomas Davis sole owner of all 64 shares lost by Bill of Writ dated Oct. 26,1859 the vessel CARRIER DOVE & his other vessel NONSUCH to Robert A. Home of Kingston, who sold for $2,425 to John Irwin of Wolfe Island & James Aug of Wellington Square dated Feb, 15, 1862
      NOTE: -- payment of mortgage by Irwin & Aug to Robert Home
      CUSTOM HOUSE Kingston Nov. 29, 1864
Robert A. Borne of the Township of Wolfe Island in the County of Frontenac, hath, by indenture dated 28, Nov. 1864, bargained, sold, assigned and released unto John Irwin of the Township of Wolfe Island aforesaid and James Aug of Wellington Square all and singular the hull or body of the schooner 'Carrier Dove' his right being acquired by an indenture of mortgage dated the 7th. Feb. 1862 the consideration being $2,125
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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: ?
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.933888 Longitude: -76.892777
William R. McNeil
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Carrier Dove (Schooner), sunk, 15 Nov 1864