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The three masted schooner Oliver Mowat was built in 1873 at Mill Haven, Ontario. She was 116 feet in length. In September of 1921 the Oliver Mowat was struck midship by the steel freighter Keywest. Three of the five crew were lost. The masts were a hazard...  more »
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The steel steamship Manola was built in 1890 in Cleveland, Ohio. The ship was to be utilized during WW I. The ship was cut in half and both the bow and stern were towed though the Welland Canal and across Lake Ontario. the stern section made it safely...  more »
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The two masted schooner Fabiola was built at Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 1852. She was lost south of the False Duck Islands on route from Oswego with a cargo of coal.  more »
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Two masted schooner Echo loaded with barley sank near False Duck Island in Lake Ontario on October 11, 1861. All of the crew survived. Located in shallow water it is farly broken up.  more »
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Two-masted schooner Annie Falconer was built in Kingston in 1867. She departed from Kingston on her maiden voyage on May 17th, destination Toronto. The cargo was 25 tons of stone. During her lifetime she carried a wide range of cargoes: stone, lumber,...  more »
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