The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Melancholy accident on Lake Ontario
Publication:
Wayne Sentinel (Palmyra, NY), 29 Jul 1831


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Melancholy accident on Lake Ontario. - A letter dated Lewiston, July 20, states that the schooner Henry Clay, Capt. Campbell, from Oswego, bound for Ohio, with salt, sunk when within 12 miles of Fort Niagara, and six persons drowned; there were nine persons on board. The steamboat Canada was in sight, and went to their assistance. One of the persons lost, was a son of Elias Trowbridge, of Oswego.


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Newspaper
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Date of Publication:
29 Jul 1831
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Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3413264744121 Longitude: -79.0480041503906
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Melancholy accident on Lake Ontario