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Wayne (Schooner), U80518, aground, 6 Dec 1877


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LOSS OF THE SCHOONER WAYNE AND CARGO.
      Oswego, Dec. 6. - The schooner WAYNE, from Milwaukee with wheat, while making this port early this morning, struck the east pier and sunk. The vessel and cargo are a total loss. The cargo insured.
      Cleveland Herald
      December 7, 1877



      The Oswego Palladium says: "Nothing now remains of the WAYNE but a part of her bottom, which lies at the east end of the east pier, stern on to the shore, with some of the ribs sticking out of the water. Most of the wreck
has been cut up and carried off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 19, 1877 4-3



Schooner WAYNE. U. S. No. 80515. Of 334. tons. Built Trenton, Mich., 1875. Lost 1877.
      Herman Runge Notes
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18543
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wayne (Schooner), U80518, aground, 6 Dec 1877