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Rainbow (Schooner), ice bound, 21 Dec 1846


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Unexpected Arrival : -- The schooner RAINBOW, Capt. James Hall, left this port on the 5th December last, for Kingston, with a cargo of tallow. Soon after she left there was a severe gale, and nothing could be heard of either vessel or crew.
Some thirty days since the owner of the vessel received his insurance - all parties being satisfied that the vessel had sank and the crew found a watery grave. Yesterday the vessel came into port, the crew all well and the schooner in good condition. It appears that the vessel was caught in the ice among the Duck Islands, out of sight of anyone, and there waited for Spring. - - Rochester American
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, May 5, 1847
     


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Reason: ice bound
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1846
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24729
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.708888 Longitude: -82.925833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rainbow (Schooner), ice bound, 21 Dec 1846