The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Australia (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1869


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AUSTRALIA Schooner, cargo barley, ashore near Oswego; got off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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A private telegraph from Oswego states that the scow IONIA, with a cargo of barley from Canada for Oswego, went ashore last night 5 miles west of Oswego. The schr. AUSTRALIA, with a cargo of barley from Canada for Oswego, went ashore last night 1 mile east of Oswego harbor. The schr. ACORN, with a cargo of lumber went ashore last night at the same place, close by the AUSTRALIA. The crews of the 3 vessels were saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 27, 1869 3-5

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The schr. AUSTRALIA is still broadside to the sea. The grain in her hold is damaged by water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 30, 1869 3-5


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: barley
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8009
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Australia (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1869