The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cora (Sloop), 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 CHASE. - The revenue cutter CHASE arrived in port yesterday afternoon from a wrecking cruise down the lake, having examined the conditions of the schooner AMERICA, ashore in Chaumont Bay, and the schooner ADVANCE and sloop CORA, ashore in Mexico Bay. All three of these vessels are hard on, and will have to be started with jck-screws before they can be pulled off. The Chase is lying at the foot of West Seneca street, and will hereafter take better quarters in the harbor than occupied last Tuesday, when she was in danger of serious damage by the seas breaking over her, inside the west pier. The cutter was visited by a large number of citizens after her arrival yesterday, all of whom were courteously received by the officers and permitted a full inspection of the ship.
      Oswego Advertiser & Times
      Mon., Oct. 24, 1870

The sloop CORA, which went ashore in the recent gale at Grindstone Creek, has been got off and towed to port by the tug CRUSADER. Her cargo is being brought up by rail. - Oswego Times
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 25, 1870 3-5

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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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Cora (Sloop), aground, 18 Oct 1870