The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Niles Gazette and Advertiser (Niles, MI), 10 October 1835

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Distressing Accident - We learn from a friend at St. Joseph, that on Monday last the jolly boat of the schooner Commodore, in attempting to land, with eight men on board was capsized, and five of them were drowned. Among the lost was the mate of the Commodore. The boat sent to rescue the remainder of the crew was also capsized; but fortunately none were lost. The bodies of the unfortunate men have not been found. - The schooner United States has been driven ashore near the mouth of the St. Joseph, and several other vessels have lost their anchors.

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Jon Wuepper
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Niles Gazette and Advertiser (Niles, MI), 10 October 1835