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Stanley (Schooner), aground, 13 Nov 1868


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Schooner STANLEY, of Bayfield, Ont. of 29 years of age. Bound from Goderich to Little Current on November 13, 1868 or 1869 ? vessel went ashore during a snow storm in the Straits of Mississaga, Lake Huron. No lives lost.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualties for 1868 and1869
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Sessional Papers No. 11, A. 1870



      Folio 9; Register number; 1.
Schooner - - - - - - - - STANLEY
Home port - - - - - - - - Bayfield
Tonnage - - - - - - - - - 47 tons
Master's name - - - - - Donald McLeod
When built - - - - - - - - 1854
Where built - - - - - - - - Bayfield
Builders name & date of Certificate - - Thomas Baird; 27 Sept. 1854
Description of vessel :
Decks - - - - - - - - - - - One
Masts - - - - - - - - - - - Two
Length - - - - - - - - - - 51.9 feet
Breadth - - - - - - - - - 15.5 feet
Height - - - - - - - - - - - 7 feet
How rigged - - - - - - - Schooner, carvel built
Bowsprit - - - - - - - - - Standing
Stern - - - - - - - - - - - Square
Figure head - - - - - - - Without
Subscribing Owner: Alexander McDonald, Merchant, Village of Francistown
      Port of Goderich, Vessel Register
      National Archives, Canada
      (P.A.C. RG 42, A1, Vol. 383, Microfilm C-3188)

NOTE:-- The schooner STANLEY of Goderich, of 47 tons, built Bayfield in 1854, is still listed in the 1874 List of Canadian Vessels, and was likely recovered from the above casualty ??


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off ??
Date of Original:
1868?
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McN.W.23473
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Stanley (Schooner), aground, 13 Nov 1868