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Mayflower (Schooner), master lost overboard, 7 Nov 1820


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Apprehensons are entertained for the safety of the schooner OWEN, which sailed from this port on Saturday for York, and which must consequently have been exposed to all the violence of the gale, as well as to the difficulty of distinguishing the coast during a heavy fall of snow..... We lament to record the loss of Captain Patterson, master and owner of the schooner MAYFLOWER, a man of a quiet and industrious, honest character; Captain Patterson sailed from this Port on Monday, the 6th. inst. and the next evening anchored off Cobourg, in order to land some goods. A gale in the meanwhile sprung up from the southeast, accompanied with a heavy swell, the cable parted in weighing anchor, and in the darkness and confusion of the night, the Captain fell overboard and was drowned, His eldest son, a fine lad, had to sustain the agony of seeing his father fall into the water and of hearing his cries, without the possibility of affording him succour
      Kingston Chronicle
      November 17, 1820


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Reason: master lost overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1820
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23178
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mayflower (Schooner), master lost overboard, 7 Nov 1820