Nine-Mile Point, ON (Lake Ontario) Schooner JESSIE BRECK Wreck, May 1890

DISASTER ON THE LAKE.

A LUMBER-LADEN VESSEL GOES DOWN IN A GALE.

THE CREW OF SEVEN PEOPLE LOST.

THE CALAMITY OCCURS ON LAKE ONTARIO NEAR NINE MILE POINT LIGHT -- A LIST OF THOSE DROWNED.

Kingston, Ont., May 19 -- The schooner Jessie Breck, which left here four weeks ago for Toledo, was wrecked Saturday on her return trip. She was loaded with oak timber and had a good voyage until early Saturday, when being a few miles off Nine Mile Point, she was struck by one of the heaviest gales that has swept Lake Ontario for many years. It is not known exactly where she was driven ashore. A wrecking tug was dispatched and found the wrecked schooner lying on her starboard side at a point a half-mile from Nine Mile Point light.

List of the People Lost.
The names of the seven people lost are as follows:
THOMAS MACKIE, captain.
JOSEPH MACKIE, mate.
W. MACKIE, seaman.
MARY MACKIE, cook.
WILLIAM MULLEN, seaman.
G. DAVIDSON, seaman.
FRANK GEORGE, seaman.
The three MACKIES were brothers, the cook being their sister, all from Wolfe Island. The Brock was owned by Messrs. Brock & Booth, of this city, and was valued at $6,000; no insurance.

Decatur Morning Review Illinois 1890-05-20