William (Schooner), aground, 18 Sep 1859
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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 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 four and five thousand bushels. Insured. (part)
Cleveland Morning leader
September 24, 1859
The schooner WILLIAM, ashore at Fairport, is now fast breaking up. The J.C. FREMONT, ashore at the same place, will probably be got off without sustaining much damage.
Buffalo Daily Republic
September 24, 1859 . . . . .
WILLIAM Scow, wrecked Fairport 1859
"Hist.,of the Great lakes" by Beers p. 901
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Ohio, United States
- William R. McNeil
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