The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1862

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p.2 Port Credit - poor management of harbor.

-Disasters On The Lake - several wrecks including Bay State near Oswego.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-Imports - 4.

Oswego Nov. 3d - The schooner Autonagar of Oswego, and Farmer of Sackett's Harbor, went ashore early this morning a short distance east of the east pier. A terrific gale was blowing at the time and continued unabated. The Autonagar had a cargo of wheat on board loaded at Toledo and consigned here. Vessel and cargo a total loss. The Farmer had no cargo on board and is a total loss. Crews of both vessels saved. The schooner Flora Watson bound from Toledo for this point with wheat, and schooner Harriet Ross, bound up with salt, collided yesterday morning, two miles from Niagara River. The Watson sunk in three feet of water.

Sacketts Harbor Nov. 3d - The schooner Gazelle of Oswego went ashore this morning about half a mile below this place. She is leaking some.

-Oswego Nov. 3 - prop Bay State lost; sch. Annie Moulton ashore near Sandy Creek; schooners Mary Ann and Gazelle ashore.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1862