Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mail (Toronto, ON), Monday, September 2, 1872
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Oswego, Aug. 31 - A gale of unusual severity for this season of the year has prevailed here since Thursday. The schooner ALPHA, from Toronto, for this port went ashore, five miles below the harbor, and will probably be a total wreck. Her crew were taken off in the life-boat last night. The schooner ORION, from Cleveland for Kingston, with building stone is sunk off Long Point, Canada. He crew drifted ashore in the yawl, nine miles below here yesterday. The schooner RICHARDSON, from Toronto, with corn is ashore at Presque Isle.

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William R. McNeil
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Mail (Toronto, ON), Monday, September 2, 1872