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Dundee (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1856


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DUNDEE Schooner (C), sprung mainmast and made Oswego Harbor, struck Pier, stove bows and sunk inside. Total
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

Oswego. -- The schooner Dundee, which cleared yesterday for Toronto, had her masts sprung in the gale and was driven back, and in entering the harbor ran on to the dock at the steam sawmill, staving in her bow and stern, and sinking the vessel almost immediately.
      The schooner Cuyahoga with wheat from Chicago, ran into the schooner Scotland, which was lying in the channel, carrying away the masts and part of the bulwarks of the latter, besides doing some other damage to the vessel. The Cuyahoga was somewhat damaged and is leaking.
      Oswego Daily Times
      Wednesday, November 5, 1856


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,800
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2783
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dundee (Schooner), sunk, 1 Nov 1856