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Cavalier (Schooner), aground, 2 Sep 1906


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August 31st. 19O6 the CAVALIER of Quebec 268 tons net. Foundered at Chantry Island, Southampton, Lake Huron.
      Dept. of Transport
      Casualty for 1906
      . . . . .
     
      CAVALIER A WRECK.
      STRUCK ON A REEF OUTSIDE OF SOUTHAMPTON: POUNDING TO PIECES
Southampton Sept 1 -- About 9 o'clock last night the schooner CAVALIER loaded with lumber from Tobermory for Sarnia, arrived off this port in a waterlogged condition,the vessel struck on the north reef of Chantry Island trying to make the harbor, she will be a total loss, the heavy seas having pounded in the stern during the night, Capt. Glass and the rest of the crew were rescued at daybreak by Capt. Lambert, lightkeeper on Chantry Island, with fine weather most of the cargo will be saved.
      from Toronto Globe
      September 3rd. 1906 p. 12

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Bark CAVALIER. Official Canadian No. 55892. Built at Quebec in 1867. Home port, Quebec. Of 299 tons Reg. 137.0 x 26.2 x 11.7 Owned by Mrs. Annie Glass, of Sarnia, Ontario.
      List of Vessels on the Registery Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1902

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      Disaster continued into the century. the schooner Cavalier, 366 tons waterlogged in a wild sea, tried to make the harbor of refuge and fetched up on the nort reef at 9 o'clock in the evening of Aug. 3lst. 1906. Capt. Joseph Glass and crew clung to the wreck all night, and as she began to break up next morning were taken off by keeper Lambert . the CAVALIER was launched at Quebec City in 1867, was laden with lumber from Tobermory to Sarnia, she went to pieces in a few days.
      from Shipwrecks of the Saugeen
      by Patric Folkes


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22790
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.49 Longitude: -81.403055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cavalier (Schooner), aground, 2 Sep 1906