The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ellen (Schooner), capsized, 1 Nov 1869

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Oswego. Nov. 8. -- A gale of considerable severity, accompanied with flurries of snow, has prevaile here since Saturday nighy. Several disasters occurred to shipping The schooner ANNEXATION went ashore at Sacketts Harbor, going to pieces.
The schooner HEATHER BELL, with barley for Toledo, is ashore at Wellington, Ontario.
The schooner ONWARD, with lumber, from Toledo, for Ogdensburg, arrived at Port Colborne, with loss of fore-sail, and boat leaking badly.
      The schooner ALLEN is bottom up near Port Colborne.
Toronto, Nov. 8. -- The schooner J. McDONALD sunk in the dock in Consecon Harbor during the late gale. She had 3,000 bushels of peas aboard
      Toledo Blade
      November 9, 1869
NOTE:-- the schooner ALLEN is suspect, maybe the schooner ELLEN, wrecked Colborne, L. O., Nov. 1869, " COLBORNE , A village in the Township of Crahama and Murray, 16 miles east of Cobourg, on Lake Ontario."
      From Smith's Canadian Gazetter, 1846

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Ellen (Schooner), capsized, 1 Nov 1869