Bark QUEBEC, ashore at Nine Mile Point, Lake Ontario. Got off.
Buffalo Morning Express
March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)
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We are informed by Capt. Vin't Bidwell, of the Aetna Insurance Co., who has just returned from a tour around Lake Ontario, of the condition of the vessels that were disabled by recent gales, as follows:- Bark QUEBEC, at Wind Mill Point, screwed up and ways under her ready to launch.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Saturday, December 8, 1860
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The barque QUEBEC, ashore at Nine Mile Point Canada side, has been got off by the tug PAGE, and towed to Clayton. The Page arrived here this morning, having been successful in her wrecking cruise along the Canada coast.
The schooner JAMES SMITH, ashore three miles west of Pultneyville, is an old craft an is hardly worth an expenditure to get her off - Rochester Advertiser.
The schooner COMET, owned by Wm. Woodhull, of Webster, lies two miles east of Sodus Pier, and in a situation that is thought she may be got off. She had a cargo of wheat, over 4,000 bushels on the way from Youngstown to Oswego, and attempted to make the harbor of Sodus in the great gale. The tackle of the mail sail was so frozen that it could not be hoisted, and she could not get far enough in for safety with foresail and jib.
She went through an opening in the west pier or breakwater and had to be beached at the most convenient place at the eastward. She ran so far on that the crew jumped from the jib-boom to the beach. A tug came from Oswego with a canal boat, and took off about 3,000 bushels of wet wheat, and attempted to pull off the schooner, but she leaked so badly that she had to be left to wait the coming of a marine pump. The COMET was formerly the JANE E. ROGERS, and sold to Mr. Woodhull. She is valued at $9,000 and is not insured. - Rochester Advertiser.
Oswego Commercial Times
Tues., December 11, 1860
The barque QUEBEC, wrecked at Nine Mile Point, Lake Ontario, has been got off and completely repaired at Clayton.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
March 5, 1861