Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Defiance (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1868
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Kingston, Oct. 8 - The schr. DEFIANCE, laden with lumber, from Toronto to Ogdensburg, went ashore on Snake Island reef during the gale this morning, and is in a dangerous position.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 10, 1868 3-4

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      The schooner DEFIANCE is ashore at Snake Island Reef and is going to pieces. Her crew were taken off with considerable difficulty. They were in the rigging nearly all one night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 15, 1868 3-4

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SCHOONER DEFIANCE - The schooner DEFIANCE, which went ashore on Snake Island Reef, Lake Ontario, and reported to be a total loss, was built at Port Hope, in 1839, measured 141 tons burden and rated B 1, she was valued at $3,500.
      Chicago Tribune
      Saturday, October 17, 1868

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      The schr. DEFIANCE, recently ashore at Snake Island, and reported a total loss, has been got off, and is in dry dock at Kingston repairing.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 22, 1868 3-4

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Defiance (Schooner), aground, 8 Oct 1868