The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1849

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p.2 Disasters on Lakes for 1848 - The Oswego Times of the 27th ult. publishes a table compiled by Captain Rounds, of the Northwestern Insurance Co. showing the number of marine disasters on the lakes during the season of 1848. It shows that 4 barks, 19 brigs, 88 schooners, 1 sloop, 2 scows, 1 boat, 15 steamers and 5 propellers, met with disasters during the season. The loss of property thereby is estimated at $120,512, and the loss of lives set down at 55.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Jan. 13, 1849