The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gale on Lake Ontario
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Rochester Republican, 30 Sep 1841


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Gale on Lake Ontario - Vessel Sunk! - It proves, as we feared; a heavy gale was experienced on the lake on Sunday. Capt. Kerr, of the Gore, informs us that the schooner Nekick, of Port Ontario, from Cleveland, ladened with corn, foundered at the Cobourg wharf during the gale; no person lost. He also states that during his passage across, quite a number of shingle bunches were seen floating about; also timber and other lumber, the freight of some vessel or vessels from which it was washed away, or possibly the vessel lost. The City of Toronto on her upward passage, encountered tremendous swells, having her jolly boat washed away. We fear thee will be other accidents to record.


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Newspaper
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Newspaper
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Clippings
Date of Publication:
30 Sep 1841
Date Of Event:
26 Sep 1841
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English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.9518612139683 Longitude: -78.1654933227539
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Gale on Lake Ontario