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Duke of Richmond (Schooner), aground, 1 Dec 1826


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An Interesting Relic.
      A Rocking Chair Made from the Keel of Vessel Built Sixty Years Ago.
The sailing packet Duke of Richmond, 70 tons burthen, launched spring, 1820, at the foot of Frederick street, York; owned and sailed by Capt. Edward Oates; December, 1826, bound from Oswego to York with salt and wrecked in a small bay north of Nicholson's Island, Prince Edward county; -- 1873 -- some timbers retrieved from the wreck, then buried in sand, by Richard Oates, son of Capt. Oates, and made into a chair.
      Toronto Mail
      Saturday, April 12, 1879
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1826
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22928
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Duke of Richmond (Schooner), aground, 1 Dec 1826