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A. H. Jenny (Propeller), struck pier, 21 Nov 1900

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A. H. JENNY steam barge
the Steam barge JENNY struck the Pier's at Frenchmans Bay, and sunk in shoal water, on the 21st of November 1900
      from Toronto Earbour Nasters
      Report for 1900 (Sessional Papers 1901)

      A. H. JENNY, steamer of Toronto, in a severe gale, and endeavouring to make shelter in Pickering Harbour, Lake Ontario, foundered near the entrance to the harbour, and is a total loss, no Casualties
      Steamboat inspection board
      Chairmans Report for 1900/01

A. H. JENNIE, Canadian Official Number 77820, built Port Rowan Ont. 1882 as 168 tons gross. 107 X 21 X 9, after a rebuild she was 197 tons gross and 119 X 21 X 9. Sunk Lake Ontario 2lst. Nov. 1900
      Preliminary List of Canadian
      Nerchant Steamships 1809-1950

Wooden steamer JENNY, loaded with pig-iron ran into the Lighthouse Pier at Frenchmans Bay twice while trying to get out during a sudoen storm, she foundered and for years the boiler was chained to the Pier off the main channel, one side of the ship lay near the East Pier the other side was washed around and lay on the lake bottom at the west side of the west pier, and may still be there.
      from Schooner Days
      Toronto Telegram
      November 11th. 1944

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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Freight: pig iron ?
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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A. H. Jenny (Propeller), struck pier, 21 Nov 1900