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Mary (Schooner), aground, 1 Dec 1816

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The Schooner MARY of Oswego, Capt. Trowbridge, from the Genesee, bound for Ogdensburgh, freighted with about 600 barrels of Flour and Pork, struck on a rock in a gale, last Tuesday, at the False Ducks. - Soon after she struck, the Captain and three men went ashore in a boat, leaving two men on board, who were taken off yesterday by Capt. Mosier, of the schooner MARY ANN of this port, together with the Captains trunk &c., at the imminent risk of his life.-- We are informed by a passenger, who went on shore with the captain, that he is now in the Bay of Quinte, endeavoring to procure boats to save as much of the property on board as possible.-- It is feared however, that by this time she is a complete wreck..
      Kingston Gazette
      December 7, 1816

      We are credibly informed, that through the exertions of Sir R. Hall and the Officers and Seamen of the Royal Navy, the Schooner MARY, which was stated in our last, to have been on the rocks, at the Ducks, has been got off, and the greater gart of the property on board saved.
      Kingston Gazette
      December 14, 1816

The schooner MARY, of Oswego, bound for Ogdensburgh, laden with about 600 barrels of flour and pork, struck on a rock at the False Ducks. The crew were saved, but is expected that the vessel and cargo will be lost.
      Geneva Gazette, (NY),
      Wednesday, January 1, 1817

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour & pork
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Mary (Schooner), aground, 1 Dec 1816