This Day in History: 1900-09-12

On 12 September 1900, ALBACORE (2 masted wooden schooner, 137 foot, 327 tons, built-in 1872, at Port Dalhousie, Ontario) had a storm blow out her sails, driving her into the seawall at Fort Bank just east of Oswego, New York where she broke up. The tug J NAVAGH tried unsuccessfully to save her. Her crew of seven was rescued by the U.S. Lifesaving Service.

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