The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 7 Dec. 1826, page 3

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Among the disasters on the lake during the late storms, is the following, which has not before been published:--

On the night of the 17th ult. while the Slp. Grand River (U.C.) Packet, was on her way from the Grand River, for this port, a severe storm arose, and dismasted her off Point Abino: she immediately filled, and became unmanageable; but, having lumber in her hold, she floated near the Schr. Pontiac, the captain of which took of the G.R. Packet, Mr. John Croker, master and owner, and two hands.--The Packet was recovered, but most of the cargo, which consisted of butter, corn, lumber and hides, was lost.

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Richard Palmer
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Black Rock Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 7 Dec. 1826, page 3