The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John Tomlinson (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1835


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SHIPWRECK. -- We learn from the Dunkirk Beacon, that the schooner JOHN TOMLINSON, Capt. Ellwell, from Cleveland, bound to that port was wrecked on one of the piers of the harbor at that place on the 1st inst., and as the wind was blowing a heavy gale at the time, she immediately went to pieces. One life was lost - that of the pilot, Wm. Incell, who endeavored to reach the pier before assistance arrived.
      Also, on the 28th the sloop EXPRESS, of Portland Harbor, bound to Buffalo, during a severe gale, in endeavoring to make Dunkirk Harbor, ran on foul of the breakwater and bilged, and in the course of a few days went to pieces, crew and cargo saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, October 8, 1835 p.2, c.3

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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1835
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17356
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Tomlinson (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1835