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J. C. Wheeler (Schooner), aground, 9 Oct 1864

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Schooner J. C. WHEELER, owned Port Dover by Lee & Waters went ashore on Salmon Point Oct. 9th, with a cargo of timber, likely will be a total loss
      Toronto GLOBE
      October 15, 1864

Attempts to get the J. C. WHEELER off at Salmon Point were not successful
      Toronto GLOBE
      October 19, 1864

J. C. WHEELER, Canadian schooner of 502 tons, built Port Dover 1854 by W. E. Miller, owned by Thomas Waters & Co. and registered at the port of Port Dover, classed as I (fourth class) and valued at $5 ,OOO Remarks --- large repairs in 1861
      Register of the Ships 1864
      The Lakes & River St. Lawrence

Launch of J. C. WHEELER at Port Dover, 129 x 26 x IO, 119 feet on the keel
      Toronto GLOBE
      April 4, I854

schooner J. C. WHEELER, lost L. Ontario 1864
      'History of the Great Lakes'
      by Mansfield

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8575 Longitude: -77.243888
William R. McNeil
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J. C. Wheeler (Schooner), aground, 9 Oct 1864