The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1856

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p.2 The News learns by telegraph that the schooner Allan Gilmour, belonging to this city, was wrecked on Monday on Lake Erie. The captain, his son, and one or two hands, are lost.


Oswego, Nov. 1st - The storm abated last night, and a steam tug this morning took off the crew of the schooner John P. Hale. The vessel is badly damaged, and the cargo of wheat is wet. Vessel and cargo fully insured.

The Canadian schooner Sultan, with a cargo of wheat, from Oakville, for this port went ashore last night below Fort Ontario.

Imports - Nov. 3rd - Schr. Hamilton, Toledo, 9,854 bush. grain, Holcomb & Henderson.

Str. Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

Sloop Messenger, Oswego, 300 bbls. water lime, Holcomb & Henderson; 200 bbls., 500 sacks dairy salt, T. Hendry.

Steamer Magnet, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Str. Ontario, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

Nov. 4th - Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Schr. Enterprise, Clayton, 6 cords firewood.

Scow Jas. Morton, do., 30 cords firewood.

Str. Rochester, (gen. cargo).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1856