The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flying Cloud (Schooner), aground, 18 Oct 1870

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The terrific gale of wind yesterday morning proved very
disastrous to the shipping on Lake Ontario. Sveral vessels have
arrived at Oswego with the loss of canvas and deck loads. The
schr. ADVANCE from Chicago to that port with barley, is ashore 12
miles up the lake. The schr. FLYING SCUD bound to Canada light
is ashore up the lake. The sloop CORA, with barley for Oswego is
ashore down the lake.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 19, 1870 2-6

      The schr. ADVANCE ashore near Texas, Lake Ontario, has been
abandoned. Her damaged barley has been sold. The schr. FLYING
CLOUD ashore at Red Creek, has been abandoned, and her rigging,
anchors and chains have been sold for $140. - Oswego Times.
      Buffalo Commercial Advetiser
      October 25, 1870 3-4

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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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Flying Cloud (Schooner), aground, 18 Oct 1870