The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 17, 1853

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The Gale - Marine Disasters. - A telegraph dispatch dated at Rochester May 6th, represents the blow on Thursday night to have been a tremendous gale. The dispatch addsthat the schooner Vincennes of Sandusky, bound down, went ashore off the mouth of Genesee River, and is a total wreck. her cargo consisted of 1,050 bbls. of flour, 3,000 bushels of wheat and a few casks of ashes. A small schooner loaded with lumber, name unknown, was lost at the same place. The crew of both vessels were saved. The steamer Niagara from Oswego, attempted to land, but did not succeed, and went up the lake.

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Richard Palmer
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Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Sat., May 17, 1853