The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
International (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1865

Full Text

schooner INTERNATIONAL of Chicago, from Chicago for Kingston with 18,000 bushels of corn consinged to George Shaffey & Co, Kingston came ashore Sunday afternoon Nov. 5th. on Salmon Point Reef with her masts gone and the crew gone also, she went to pieces Nov. 6th. She was commanded by Mark McGin. Two of the crew and a woman cook were drowned, the Captain and five others were saved
      Toronto GLOBE
      November 8, 1865

The schooner INTERNATIONAL, of Chicago, wrecked in the gale of day before yesterday, went to pieces yesterday off Picton, C. W. Three persons were drowned, to wit; David Brodwick, residence unknown; Francis Scott, Kingston, and Mrs. Ellen Newcomb, Rochester. -- Cleveland herald 8th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 10, 1865

Schooner INTERNATIONAL of Chicago, laden with corn for Kingston was caught in a gale and foundered near Salmon or Wicked Point, drowning three of her crew.
      Canvas & Steam on Quinte Waters
      by Willis Metcalf

INTERNATIONAL, American schooner of 589 tons, built at Huron 1854 by Cherry, owned by Mark McGinne, and registered at the port of Chicago, classed as B, and valued at $7,OOO
      Register of the Ships
      On The Lakes & River St. Lawrence, 1864

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: aground
Lives: 3
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8575 Longitude: -77.243888
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

International (Schooner), aground, 5 Nov 1865