The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 18, 1856


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We learn from the Times, that William Vaughn, Esq., of Sackets Harbor, died on the 16th inst., in the 83d year of his age. He was a native of Pennsylvania, and came to Oswego to reside in 1799, and remained here till 1811, when he removed to Sackets Harbor, and was soon after appointed a sailing master in the U.S. Navy, and was highly distinguished in the War of 1812 as a brave and meritorious officer. he was one of the early navigators of Lake Ontario and one of the first who introduced the use of ship keels in vessels. He leaves and aged and infirm widow and five children, and was much respected by a large circle of friends.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Original:
Dec. 18, 1856
Local identifier:
GLN.269
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Dec. 18, 1856