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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Oct 1862


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p.3 K.C. & M.

-Imports - 10.

-Loss of a Schooner - The schooner Dan Williams, which left Oswego on the 29th ult. with a cargo of hop-poles for Napanee was caught in a heavy gale and ran for South Bay, but on passing the gap she was swamped by a heavy sea rolling over her. A young man named Vanalstine who was asleep in the hold was drowned. The remainder of the crew, 5 in number, clung to the vessel till she drifted near shore when they let down the yawl and landed in safety. The schooner is a total loss.

(Note: sch. Mary Gormley built by Tait at Picton in Aug. 1863 on bottom of Dan Williams according to 1875 Underwriters Registry - ed.)


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Date of Publication:
11 Oct 1862
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KN.9375
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Oct 1862