The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lady Elgin (Schooner), capsized, 11 Nov 1882


Description
Full Text

The Canadian Marine & Fisheries Department has received information from the light-house keeper at Chantry Island, on the coast of lake Huron, that a little fishing schooner called the LADY ELGIN went down, and all hands on board were drowned. The boat left Chanry Island Nov. 11, and was supposed to be afterward upset in a squall. Those on board at the time were Elliott Hunter, of Kincardine; Alfred Jestin, of Port Elgin, and William Calden, from the United States. On the evening of Vov. 12 the schooner drifted ashore on Chantry Island, bottom upward.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, Dec., 1882
     
     
      TOTAL LOSSES, 1882
      [Inter Ocean Casualty List]
NOV. 12 -- Schooner LADY ELGIN, by capsizing on Lake Ontario. Three lives lost.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1882
     
NOTE:- The Inter Ocean Total Loss List for 1882, pasted in Hall's Scrapbook, had been edited by someone, [unknown], who did not agree with the LADY ELGIN wreck as indicated by an X beside the entry ? Maybe because of the wrong lake.



Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: capsized
Lives: 3
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1882
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.24184
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.49 Longitude: -81.403055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
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.










Lady Elgin (Schooner), capsized, 11 Nov 1882