The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Onondaga (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1871


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Schooner ONONDAGO, ashore and sunk at Charity Islands; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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A telegram was received Thursday from Bay City stating that the schooner ONONDAGA was sunk off Little Charity Island. The tug FRANK MOFFATT with steam pumps was sent to her relief.
      Port Huron Times
      Wednesday, August 31, 1871

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      The bark ONONDAGA, Captain Bain, is reported ashore on Charity Island, 100 miles from Port Huron. This is a very dangerous coast. A tug has been sent to her assistance from Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 11, 1871

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      ARRIVED AT DETROIT. - The barks SUNRISE and ONONDAGA, reported ashore a few days since, have been relieved and taken to Detroit for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, September 13, 1871

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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5898
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.0314 Longitude: -83.43552
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Onondaga (Schooner), sunk, 1 Sep 1871