The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. C. Fremont (Scow), aground, 18 Sep 1859

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The schooner J. C. FREMONT went ashore yesterday at Fairport. She had on board 10,000 bushels wheat consigned to Jason parker, of this city. The cargo will be a total loss. It was fully insured in the Buffalo Mutual, and Phoenix, of Hartford.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      September 21, 1859

      THE EQUINOCTIAL GALE. - From East and West come tidings of damage done to shipping by the gale of Saturday, Sunday and Monday last. The Buffalo Express of Thursday morning says:- Scow J.C. FREMONT, with a cargo of 10,000 bushels of wheat from Toledo, consigned to Jason Parker, is ashore at Fairport, and full of of water. Cargo insured.
Schooner WILLIAM, cargo of lumber is also ashore at the same place, and full of water.
Schooner RESOLUTE, with a cargo of corn, bound from Chicago for this port, ashore at Milwaukee and full of water.
The Schooner AUTOCRAT, whilst taking in a cargo of wheat at Chicago, for this port, sprunk a leak and damaged between 4,000 and 5,000 bushels. Insured.
      Cleveland Morning leader
      Saturday, September 24, 1859

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Reason: aground
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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J. C. Fremont (Scow), aground, 18 Sep 1859