The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1848


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p.3 Marine Disasters - The recent storms have occasioned a number of casualties among the shipping on the lakes. The brigs Eureka and Amazon are ashore near Buffalo. The brig Empire was run into on the night of the 1st inst., and has sunk in 25 feet water. The steamer Fashion, in attempting to make Dunkirk harbor, ran upon the sunken wreck of the Columbus, receiving considerable injury. The schooner E.G. Merrick is ashore to leeward of Grand River pier. The Patrick Henry is ashore on Long Point. The Florence was driven on the beach just below the north pier, Buffalo. [News]

Kingston Marine List.

Vessels Arrived In Port.

Nov. 6th - Str. Cataract, Clayton.

Scow Wolverine, French Creek, 13 cords firewood, Edward Leman.

7th - Str. Lady of the Lake, Oswego, gen. cargo.

8th - Schr. Pomona, Hamilton, flour, pork, salt, Macpherson & Crane; Glassford, Hooker & Henderson.

Schr. Rose, Darlington, 33 tons bran, 213 bbls. flour, 21 bbls. pork, Macpherson & Crane.

Str. Lady of the Lake, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.

Schr. Maid of the Mill, Port Hope, 100 bbls. flour, McCuaig & Co.; 89 bbls. flour, Q.F. Company; 634 bush. wheat, 135 bbls. flour, 70 do. oatmeal, 35 kegs butter, 12 bbls. potash, Macpherson & Crane.

9th - Str. Lady of the Lake, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo.

Schr. Ocean, Oshawa, 1179 bbls. flour, 28 do. ashes, 4 kegs butter, 38 bush. peas, H. & S. Jones & Co.

Schr. J.A. Marsh, Port Hope, 1192 bbls. flour, 134 do. oatmeal, 452 bush. pease, 1146 do. oats, 47 tons bran, Wm. McIntosh; 460 bbls. flour, McCuaig & Co.; 28 casks whiskey, J.A. Glassford; 5 bbls. oatmeal, Oliphant & Watt.

Canada, Sackett's Harbor, in ballast, Thos. Davis.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 11, 1848
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KN.5557
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English
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1848