The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, November 12, 1880

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Another of the crew of the prop. Zealand is accounted for, being Andrew Chestnut of Barrifield, making eleven who are known to have perished.

The Norway, whose crew was lost, and which has been towed into Kingston, lost her deckload of oak timber, valued at $1,500.

The schr. John Wesley, from Mill Point for Kingston with timber, is ashore at the foot of Amherst Island. It is supposed that the shingles and lumber found on the Cataraqui shore are part of her cargo. The tug Sherwood has gone to relieve her.

The schr. Dundee, Capt. Kelly, 200 tons register, is ashore high and dry at Water's Bay, a little below Cole's light. She broke her cable chains and drifted broadside on. She will have to be jacked and floated. She is owned by Capt. Kelly and his brother. The tug Calvin has gone to her.

Owen Sound, 10: Captain Bianchard of the schooner Canadian, came down on the Emerald, and reports that on the night of the 4th instant the Canadian ran on a shoal fifteen miles northwest of Cape Robert, in the north channel of the Georgian Bay. She was loaded with lumber from Mudge Bay, consigned to Sarnia. The captain and crew succeeded in getting enough lumber ashore to build a shanty on the beach, where they are now camped. The vessel settled down by the stern and filled with water. It is feared that the gale of Saturday last would break her up. She is insured in the Western for $2,000. The cargo is also reported to be insured.

The steamer Watertown has pulled off the schooner A. G. Ryan, which was ashore in the bay at Marysville. She will remain over there to be repaired. Her windlass bolts were pulled out and her bottom was slightly damaged.

After the grain was removed from the Lily Hamilton at Kingston she filled and sank. There are several holes in her. She will be raised and docked.

Clarence Heath, formerly of Watertown, was lost on the Zealand. He is the twelfth man accounted for.

The scow Hannah Butler, ashore with 7,000 bushels barley at Cobourg was got off Tuesday morning. The barley was all damaged by water, and sold as it was.

It has been found impracticable to dredge a channel to the schooner Oades, and arrangements were making yesterday to furnish cars to take her wheat into the Exchange elevator.

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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Friday, November 12, 1880