The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1836


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p.2 By accounts from Chicago, dated 4th inst., it appears considerable damage had been sustained amongst the Schooners on Lake Michigan.

The sch. Celeste, belonging to H. Fitzhugh, Esq. Oswego, filled with water, passengers and crew saved, vessel and cargo insured at $9,800.

The schooner Martin Van Buren, owned by Messrs. Buller, of Oswego Co., sank between the piers, freighted with Flour and Lumber.

The schooners General Harrison and Erie went ashore much damaged. The beach near the town of Michigan was literally strewn with boxes, barrels, and goods that had been driven on shore.

Gales on Lake St. Peter - many rafts and men lost. (2 articles)

Surveying Party of Captain Bayfield, R.N. return to port with schooner Gulnaire.

[Quebec Mercury, Oct 22nd]


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Oct. 29, 1836
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Rick Neilson
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Chronicle & Gazette (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1836