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Henry Wheaton (Brig), aground, 2 Dec 1853


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WHEATON Brig, beached near Oswego, Lake Ontario, jetted part cargo wheat and got off. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty List)

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      The Oswego Journal says "the brig HENRY WHEATON, with a cargo of wheat,
drifted on to the rocks a little above the light-house today, while she was waiting for
a tow boat to tow her into the harbor. Before she could be pulled off, some fifteen
hundred to two thousand bushels of wheat had to be thrown overboard. The wheat
was insured at Toledo, and the vessel in Oswego, but she is not much damaged."
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, december 13, 1853


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2340
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Wheaton (Brig), aground, 2 Dec 1853