The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1854

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p.2 The schooner Sophia was driven ashore on Club Island, Lake Huron, in the gale of the 19th, and may prove a total loss. She was the only large schooner belonging to the port of Sydenham, Owen's Sound, and the Times says that her loss will be a serious inconveniene to that place.

On Tuesday evening the wind shifted to the west and blew a gale from that quarter. The steamer Arabian, in coming into port, fouled with the jib-boom of a schooner, and received some injury to her wheelhouse.

Wreck Of An Iron Vessel Seen At Sea Supposed the City of Glasgow - [N.Y. Commercial] -[Kingston News] comments that it could be Her Majesty built for Lake Ontario.

The Cleveland Herald learns that there is considerable trouble between the wreckers of Presque Isle and the owners and insurers of goods on board the steamer Illinois, respecting salvage on the merchandise thrown overboard to lighten the steamer. Capt. Howe insists that they have no claim, as agents of his had orders to secure and preserve property.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1854