Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1854
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p.2 Loss of the Schooner Cayuga - The schooner Cayuga, of and bound for Oswego, was driven ashore between Long Point and the Ducks, in the gale of wind on Monday night last. A small boat was launched, which was immediately upset, and considerable time elapsed before it was got righted again. On Tuesday, about two o'clock in the morning, the Passport, on her way to this city from Kingston, came in close proximity to the disabled schooner, and her situation was observed by those on board. The Captain of the Passport immediately rendered every assistance in his power, and although the storm was raging at a fearful rate, he succeeded in rescuing the Captain from his perilous condition, the crew having effected their escape by means of the boats. The schooner is a total wreck, and very little hopes are entertained of saving the cargo. [Patriot]
Two Fires - (part)... Another fire was prevented by timely discovery. The steamer Prince Albert, lying at at A. & D. Shaw's wharf, was discovered to be on fire during the night by the watchman on the premises, and the fire at once checked. Had this gained headway and laid hold of the large warehouses there, the consequences would have been most serious...
Nov. 13, 1854
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- Rick Neilson
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