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  • (Shipwreck), burnt, 1759
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  • Albany Gazette, 19 Dec 1803, p. 3
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    Canandaigua, (Genesee) Nov. 30

    By a gentleman from Niagara, we have the melancholy intelligence of the loss of the sloop Washington, Capt. Murray. She sailed from Kingston on the 6th inst. heavily laden for Niagara, and had on board several passengers. A severe storm arose ...

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    Canandaigua, (Genesee) Nov. 30

    By a gentleman from Niagara, we have the melancholy intelligence of the loss of the sloop Washington, Capt. Murray. She sailed from Kingston on the 6th ...

  • Republican Spy, 17 Jan 1804, p. 3
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    We learn from Niagara, that maj. Robert Randall, the gentleman by whose enterprize the famous Bridgewater-works, near Chippawa, were built, is among the unfortunate persons lately lost in the Washington, on lake Ontario. Mr. R. was from Maryland, in which state his friends are living.

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    We learn from Niagara, that maj. Robert Randall, the gentleman by whose enterprize the famous Bridgewater-works, near Chippawa, were built, is among the unfortunate persons lately lost in the Washington, ...

  • Buffalo Gazette (Buffalo, NY), 19 Nov 1816
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    Canandaigua, Nov. 19.

    We are sorry to hear from lake Ontario that four schooners were driven ashore and lost near Cape Vincent, during the late violent gales. Considerable damage has been sustained in the loss of property, but happily the lives of all on board were saved.

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    Canandaigua, Nov. 19.

    We are sorry to hear from lake Ontario that four schooners were driven ashore and lost near Cape Vincent, during the late violent gales. Considerable damage ...

  • Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1820, p. 1, column 2
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    During the gale on Saturday night last, three vessels came ashore at this place - the American Eagle, the William, and the Washington, The American Eagle arrived here on Saturday morning, from Buffalo, with a very valuable cargo of merchandize, salt, &c., which was safely landed, except part of ...

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    During the gale on Saturday night last, three vessels came ashore at this place - the American Eagle, the William, and the Washington, The American Eagle arrived here on Saturday ...

  • Distressing Shipwreck
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1820, p. 2, column 3    

    Liverpool, (Onondaga Co., N.Y.) Oct. 16.

    Distressing Shipwreck - A gentleman who arrived at this place yesterday from Salmon river, gives the following account of the loss of the British schooner Asp, of Fort George, (Newark) Capt. Prossey, from Newark bound to ...

    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1820, p. 2, column 3  

    Liverpool, (Onondaga Co., N.Y.) Oct. 16.

    Distressing Shipwreck - A gentleman who arrived at this place yesterday from Salmon river, gives the following account of the loss of the ...

  • Storm and Shipwrecks
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 24 Oct 1820, p. 3, column 1     A series of corrections to these statements in a following issue....
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 24 Oct 1820, p. 3, column 1   A series of corrections to these statements in a following issue....
  • Loss of the Asp
    NewspaperText  Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 7 Nov 1820, p. 3     Not credited but copied from the Albany Statesman, of Oct. 24. Many other American papers actually cited the Statesman...
    NewspaperText  Rochester Telegraph (Rochester, NY), 7 Nov 1820, p. 3   Not credited but copied from the Albany Statesman, of Oct. 24. Many other American papers actually cited the Statesman...
  • Gale on Lake Ontario
    NewspaperText  New York Gazette, 28 Nov 1820, p. 2     From the Sackets Harbor Gazette, Nov. 17.

    GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO--On Saturday evening the 11th inst. a gale of wind commenced from the N.E. accompanied with snow, which increased, during Sunday, to a degree exceeding anything known before on Lake Ontario. On Monday morning the 13th, ...

    NewspaperText  New York Gazette, 28 Nov 1820, p. 2   From the Sackets Harbor Gazette, Nov. 17.

    GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO--On Saturday evening the 11th inst. a gale of wind commenced from the N.E. accompanied with snow, which increased, during ...

  • Severe Gale
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 12 Dec 1820, p. 1, column 2     Buffalo, November 28 Severe Gale. A gale was experienced in this vicinity on Saturday night last, which exceeded in severity any felt heretofore for several years. Of its affects on vessels on the Lakes, we have, as yet, learnt few particulars. The schr. Erie, which left here for Detroit, on ...
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 12 Dec 1820, p. 1, column 2   Buffalo, November 28 Severe Gale. A gale was experienced in this vicinity on Saturday night last, which exceeded in severity any felt heretofore for several years. Of its affects on ...
  • Another Shipwreck
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 28 Nov 1820, p. 3, column 2     Another Shipwreck - The Schooner American Eagle, belonging to the estate of capt. Wm. Gaillard, late of this place, and Sill, Thompson, & Co., of Black Rock, left this port on Saturday evening last, in ballast, bound for the Islands, commanded by Captain J. Manchester, When she sailed the wind ...
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 28 Nov 1820, p. 3, column 2   Another Shipwreck - The Schooner American Eagle, belonging to the estate of capt. Wm. Gaillard, late of this place, and Sill, Thompson, & Co., of Black Rock, left this port ...
  • New York Daily Advertiser (New York, NY), 24 Nov 1821
    NewspaperText       The Buffalo Journal of Nov 13, states that the Genesee Packet, of Oswego, was driven ashore between Point Peninsula and Fox Island, on Lake Ontario, during the late storm and lost -- cargo saved....
    NewspaperText     The Buffalo Journal of Nov 13, states that the Genesee Packet, of Oswego, was driven ashore between Point Peninsula and Fox Island, on Lake Ontario, during the late storm and ...
  • Loss of the Steam Boat
    NewspaperText  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 13 Nov 1821, p. 3, column 2     LOSS of the STEAM-BOAT

    The report of the loss of the steamboat Walk-in-the-Water, is fully confirmed. We learn the following particulars from one of the passengers, who arrived in town a few days since by land: the boat left Black-Rock on Wednesday the 6th instant, at 4 o'clock, ...

    NewspaperText  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 13 Nov 1821, p. 3, column 2   LOSS of the STEAM-BOAT

    The report of the loss of the steamboat Walk-in-the-Water, is fully confirmed. We learn the following particulars from one of the passengers, who arrived in town ...

  • Steam-boat Lost!
    NewspaperText  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 6 Nov 1821, p. 3, column 1     STEAM-BOAT LOST!

    Information was received in town, last evening, that the steam-boat Walk-in-the-Water, Capt. Rogers, was driven ashore near the Buffalo light-house, during the gale on Wednesday night last, and materially injured, if not totally lost. The passengers (about 40 in ...

    NewspaperText  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 6 Nov 1821, p. 3, column 1   STEAM-BOAT LOST!

    Information was received in town, last evening, that the steam-boat Walk-in-the-Water, Capt. Rogers, was driven ashore near the Buffalo light-house, during the gale on Wednesday night last, and ...

  • Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., Nov. 13, 1822
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    Kingston, (U.C.) Nov. 5.

    We are informed that a Durham Boat belonging to Mr. Jesse Smith, of Ogdensburgh, laden with Flour and Pot Ash, was unfortunately sunk off Grand Island on Saturday last. The crew, consisting of four persons, all perished; and the loss of property is estimated at ...

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    Kingston, (U.C.) Nov. 5.

    We are informed that a Durham Boat belonging to Mr. Jesse Smith, of Ogdensburgh, laden with Flour and Pot Ash, was unfortunately sunk off Grand Island ...

  • Dreadful Shipwreck
    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1822, p. 2, column 4    

    Sackett's Harbor, Oct. 11.

    DREADFUL SHIPWRECK.

    Loss of the schr. Appolona. W. Merrit, master. This vessel left Oswego on the evening of the 14th inst. partly laden with pot ashes, salt, and about 16 tons of stone ballast, bound to Genesee. About half past 10, ...

    Newspaper  Cleveland Herald (Cleveland, OH), 14 Nov 1822, p. 2, column 4  

    Sackett's Harbor, Oct. 11.

    DREADFUL SHIPWRECK.

    Loss of the schr. Appolona. W. Merrit, master. This vessel left Oswego on the evening of the 14th inst. partly laden with pot ...

  • Sandusky Clarion, 22 Oct 1825, p. 3
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    A heavy blow commenced on the evening of the 15th, which continued with great violence until the 18th. the wind was principally from the north and north west. We learn that it was very severe upon the shipping down the lake; but the particulars, and the extent of injury done, ...

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    A heavy blow commenced on the evening of the 15th, which continued with great violence until the 18th. the wind was principally from the north and north west. We learn ...

  • Steamboat Martha Ogden
    NewspaperText  Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY), 4 Sep 1829    

    Steamboat Martha Ogden.--I saw in your paper of yesterday, a statement from the Boston Traveller, that the steamboat Martha Ogden had been blown over the bar at Sammon [sic: Salmon] River, on Lake Ontario, on the 9th ult. This statement is ture; but it is incorrrect that she received ...

    NewspaperText  Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY), 4 Sep 1829  

    Steamboat Martha Ogden.--I saw in your paper of yesterday, a statement from the Boston Traveller, that the steamboat Martha Ogden had been blown over the bar at Sammon [sic: Salmon] ...

  • Steamboat Disaster
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    Steamboat Disaster - The elegant new steamboat Oswego, on her second trip. was driven ashore near Oswego, on Lake Ontario, during a severe gale on the 12th inst. The following is an extract from the Rev. W.F. Cary, who was a passenger on board:

    Soon after we left Rochester, the ...

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    Steamboat Disaster - The elegant new steamboat Oswego, on her second trip. was driven ashore near Oswego, on Lake Ontario, during a severe gale on the 12th inst. The following ...

  • (Shipwreck), 1 Oct 1835
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