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York (Schooner), aground, 22 Nov 1799


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On Thursday night last, a boat arrived here from Schenaclady, which left that place the 22 ult. she passed the YORK sticking on a rock off the Devil's Nose -- no prospect of getting her off.
      A small decked boat lately sprang a leak 12 miles distance from Oswego, the people on board, many of whom were passengers, were taken off by a vessel passing, when she instantly sunk, cargo and the lot
      from CANADIAN CONSTELLATION
      December 7, 1799 ( a Niagara paper)



We hear from a very good authority that the schooner YORK, Capt. Murray, has foundered and is cast upon the American shore, about 50 miles from Niagara where the Captain and men are encamped. Mr. Forsyth, one of the passengers hired a boat to carry him to Kingston
      Suppliment to Upper Canada Gazette
      Saturday, December 21, 1799



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1799
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22927
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.36867 Longitude: -77.9764
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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York (Schooner), aground, 22 Nov 1799