The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. S. Harvey (Brig), aground, 8 Dec 1864

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Brig J. S. HARVEY went ashore 15 miles east of Oswego near Sage Creek on Thursday December 8, 1864. The location is given as 3 or 4 miles from Port Ontario, 2½ miles east of Texas Creek. She had a cargo of wheat and was owned at Chicago. Her rigging was stripped from her and she was abandoned.
      Toronto Globe
      December 13, 1864

Brig J.S. HARVEY. 299 tons. Buit Sheboygan 1855 by P. Beaupre. Owned by Hanson & Peacock. Home port, Chicago. Value $6,000 Class B,
      Register of the Ships of the Lakes
      and River St. Lawrence for 1864

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.51285 Longitude: -76.25104
William R. McNeil
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J. S. Harvey (Brig), aground, 8 Dec 1864