The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Nov. 18, 1863

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Shipwreck. - The Schooner, Frank Stewart, from Hamilton, with a cargo of lumber on entering our harbor about 11 o'clock this morning, struck against the east pier and became unmanageable. The crew, with the exception of the cook a female escaped to the pier, and the vessel drifted towards the shoal near the fort, where she is now a perfect wreck.

The cabin where the cook was, was soon stove in and was filled with water and floating lumber, but a few venturous individuals with a yawl boat rescued her from her perilous position; and conveyed her to the city hospital, where she will receive every attention.

Of the lumber we learn that 112,000 feet was consigned to O. M. Bond and 19,000 feet to D. L. Couch. We could not learn whether the vessel or cargo was insured.

Three of the crew of the yawl boat who rescued the woman were Michael Kerwin, Patrick Gillen, and Edward Delany of the schooner Forrest, and also H. W. Mitchell of the Monitor Saloon, and one or two others.

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Richard Palmer
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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Nov. 18, 1863