The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 13, 1880

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The wreck of the Cortez

Capt. Geo. Macleod, representative of the underwriters interested in the shr. Cortez, Capt. John Farrell, Capt. John Griffin and Capt. Williams returned from the wreck last night. The vessel has been abandoned to the underwriters. The cabin, deck frames under and about the cabin, port quarter and in fact everything aft of the mainmast and nearly all the decks are gone. The vessel s rails are about a foot under water. As heretofore stated she is a total loss. Alex N. Whitney of Woodville has bought the grain for $120. And George Wood is stripping the vessel. The outfit anchors and chains which constitute all that can be saved will be shipped here.

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Nov. 13, 1880
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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), Nov. 13, 1880