The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. P. Kirtland (Schooner), gale damage, 15 Nov 1860

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Disasters . - The gale on this lake Saturday and Sunday was terrific. The following is a list of the disasters as ascertained:
The schooner GAME COCK, Capt. Leonard, bound from this port for Detroit with coal, is ashore at Point Peninsula, at the foot of the lake, in two feet of water. The schooner MARQUETTE, Capt. King, bound from this port to Chicago with coal and waterlime, is ashore at Nicholson's Island, above Long Point on the Canada side. The tug PAGE is going to her assistance.
The schooner CASCADE, bound from Lake Michigan to this port with wheat, put by in the gale and reached Sacketts Harbor with loss of canvas. The schooner MINNEHAHA, Capt. Becker, bound from Toledo to Ogdensburg with wheat, dragged her anchor and went ashore at Cape Vincent. The schooner MARY SELINA, Capt. Philip, bound from Canada to this port with lumber, is ashore at Cape Vincent.
The schooner COMET, Capt. Woodhull, with barley, rye and oats from Youngstown for this port, is ashore one mile below Big Sodus. The schooner J.J. MORLEY, Capt. Brewer, is ashore near Hatter's Bay, above Kingston, and is bilged. The schooner J.P. KIRTLAND sustained some damage in the lower harbor by the action of the waves.
      Oswego Commercial Times
      Monday, November 16, 1860

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Reason: gale damage
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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J. P. Kirtland (Schooner), gale damage, 15 Nov 1860