The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
New York (Schooner), aground, 19 Oct 1873

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A dispatch this morning to Capt. E.P. Dorr, from Oswego, says the schr. NEW YORK, of Montreal, with a cargo of lumber from Toronto for Oswego, went ashore last night 1 mile west of the harbor and is fast breaking up. Crew safe.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 20, 1873 3-4

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      Oswego, Oct. 20 - The schooner NEW YORK, with lumber from Toronto to this port, went ashore last night, above the new breakwater. The crew were saved. - LATER : - The schooner NEW YORK, ashore above the piers, is breaking up, and will be a total wreck. The storm is the severest of this season, and it is feared other disasters have occurred.
      The Toronto Mail
      Tuesday, October 21, 1873

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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New York (Schooner), aground, 19 Oct 1873