Loss of the Speedy, The

The schooner Speedy sailed from York (Toronto) on October 7, 1804 carrying members of the circuit court to attend a murder trial in the Newcastle District. All those on board including the lawyers, witnesses and the accused were drowned when the ship foundered off Presqu'ile Point and sank.


On the grounds of the museum at Presqu'ile Provincial Park, south of Brighton, off County Road 2

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Northumberland

Municipality: Presqu'ile Provincial Park