The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Nov. 18, 1867

Full Text

Storm on Lake Ontario. - A heavy gale has prevailed on Lake Ontario since Saturday forenoon. Saturday afternoon the propeller Perseverance of St. Catharines, in attempting to make the Port of Genesee ran on the east pier, but was soon blown off. Before steam was got up she came near going ashore just west of the entrance to Irondequoit Bay, but throwing out her anchors she was brought to and getting up steam, her cables were slipped and she made the harbor without further trouble. Yesterday in company of the tug D. T. Hunt the anchor was retrieved. No other disasters are reported, but we should not be surprised to hear of many.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
Nov. 18, 1867
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Palmer Collection
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Rochester Union & Advertiser (Rochester, NY), Nov. 18, 1867