Fabiola (Schooner), C72577, sunk, 20 Oct 1900
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A dispatch from Kingston, Ont., says the Canadian schooner FABIOLA foundered in Lake Ontario near the False Ducks yesterday morning. The crew escaped in their yawl boat, and landed at McDonald's Cove. The FABIOLA was loaded with a cargo of coal for James Swift and Company of Kingston, and left Charlotte Saturday. There was a high wind and much sea, and when about five miles out she sprung a leak. The crew worked hard at the pumps, but the vessel foundered in spite of their efforts. The schooner was owned by Capt. Bates, her master, and was thirty years old. She had a tonnage of 147, and measured 100 feet in length and 22 feet beam. Both vessel and cargo were uninsured.
Chicago Times Herald
October 22, 1900
The Canadian schooner FABIOLA foundered in Lake Ontario near the False Ducks on Sunday morning. The crew escaped in their yawl boat and landed at McDonald's Cove. She had sprung a leak which could not be astopped. She was owned by Capt. Bates, was 30 yers old and measured 100 X 22.
Port Huron Daily Times
Monday, October 22, 1900
The crew of the Canadian schooner FABIOLA, which foundered in Lake Ontario near Kingston yesterday, escaped from the vessel in the yawl boat. The FABIOLA was bound from Charlotte to Kingston with a cargo of coal and was five miles out when she sprung a leak. The schooner was owned by Captain Bates, her master. She came out in 1870 and was 100 feet in length.
Detroit Free Press
Schooner FABIOLA. Official Canada No. 72577. Of 131 Registered tons. Built Portsmouth, Ont., 1876. Home port, Picton, Ont. 95.0 x 23.3 x 9.0 Owned by James Swift, of Kingston, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
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