The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1855

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p.2 Loss of Two Lake Propellers, With All On Board

Buffalo, November 7th - The propellers Omer (sic - Omar ?) Pacha and Delaware were lost in a gale on Sunday night, on Lake Michigan, off Sheboygan - all on board were lost. Vessels and cargoes were insured.

More Lake Disasters - A telegraphic despatch from Chicago, of Monday's date, says that a heavy gale had been blowing for two days. The bark Pathfinder, of Oswego, had sunk off the breakwater at Chicago, and gone to pieces. She had a cargo of railroad iron for the Burlington and Missouri railroad, which is reported to have been insured in New York. The schooner Mark H. Sibley, with a cargo of iron and coal, has also sunk. Insured in the Chicago Mutual, and Aetna Insurance Company, Hartford.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 9, 1855