Oswego, NY (Lake Ontario) Schooner HARTFORD Wrecked, Oct 1894

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ENTIRE CREW LOST.

SCHOONER HARTFORD WRECKED IN THE GALE ON LAKE ONTARIO.

Oswego, N.Y., Oct. 13. -- The three masted schooner Hartford of Clayton bound from Detroit with a cargo of grain, was driven ashore Thursday at Woodville, twenty-five miles east of Oswego, and the entire crew is believed to be lost.
All doubt as to the identity of the schooner was dispelled by the nature of the wreckage. The 6 months old babe of MRS. O'TOOLE, who sailed with her husband as cook of the schooner, was washed ashore today.
The names of the lost crew are:
Capt. WILLIAM O'TOOLE.
MRS. O'TOOLE and child.
Mate RICHARD SEYMOUR, Clayton.
Seaman MICHAEL PURCELL, Clayton.
Seaman DENNNIS McCARTHY, Oswego.
Unknown sailor.
The O'TOOLE'S leave six orphans at their home in Clayton.

Daily Gazette Janesville Wisconsin 1894-10-13