The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1855

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p.2 Marine Disasters - The Oswego Times mentions a number of disasters on the lakes during the recent gales. The brig Wheaton is ashore near Long Point Cut, Lake Erie, and is understood to be a total wreck; schr. John Oades was driven into the Genessee River on Sunday in a leaky condition; bark Mary Stockton arrived at Milwaukie in a leaky condition; the schr. Kitty Grant was capsized off Fox Point, and 4 men drowned, rest of crew saved after having been 30 hours in the rigging; the schooners Dexter and Niagara and another vessel are reported ashore at Muskegon; the prop. Chicago was fallen in with by the Huron off Green Bay, disabled and drifting about without a compass; sch. Steinhart capsized when about 6 miles north of Milwaukie, and mate and crew perished; schr. Buckingham is ashore at Fairport - her captain was drowned; the schr. Flying Cloud is reported ashore at Bois Blanc, and bark North Star at Long Point; bark Utica was dismasted, and the prop. Charter Oak was wholly lost with, it is supposed, all hands, off Girard. We will in all probability hear of additional casualties in a day or two.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 5, 1855