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Wings of the Morning (Schooner), U26754, aground, 11 Nov 1865


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The schooners MARION EGAN and WINGS OF THE MORNING, when about ¼ mile east of the east pier at Port Colborne about 8:30 a.m. got foul of each other and drifted ashore. The WINGS OF THE MORNING, loaded with staves, has broke in tow. The MARION EGAN, loaded with barley, is on the sand, the grain is all safe yet, and it is thought she will be got off,
      Toronto GLOBE
      November 7, 1865


      BROKE IN TWO. -- The Clerk of the propeller ELMIRA reports that the schooner WINGS OF THE MORNING, which went ashore at Port Colborne during the late gale, has probably broken in two, Mr. S says that at a distance her stern appears to rise and fall with the waves, while the bow appears to be hard on, leaving no doubt in the minds of those on the propeller, that the schooner had broke her back. -- Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 13, 1865
     
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1865
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24711
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wings of the Morning (Schooner), U26754, aground, 11 Nov 1865