The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 24, 1870


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The tug Highlander from Kingston, is at work today endeavoring to pull off the schooner Norwegian, which went ashore opposite Fort Ontario on Saturday last.

The tug Maria Melvin, which went ashore under Fort Ontario, was hauled off this forenoon by the Canadian steamer Wellington, and taken to Goble & Macfarlane's dry-dock for repairs.

Schooner Norwegian Abandoned - The schooner Norwegian, ashore under Fort Ontario, has been abandoned, and she will be a total wreck. A diver from Kingston too a survey of her this morning, and it was concluded that further attempts to get her off would be useless. Four steam pumps were at work on her this morning, but they could not keep her free.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Original:
Aug. 24, 1870
Local identifier:
GLN.471
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 Advertiser & Times (Oswego, NY), Aug. 24, 1870