The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 6, 1854

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p.2 Navigation is all but closed. Winter seems fairly to have set in. The Arabian left this port on Tuesday morning for the head of the lake, her last run for the season. The Magnet has been laid up. There is only an occasional freight steamer moving on the lake and river, and with a continuance of the present weather, these must very soon retire into winter quarters. Now begins the season in which the absence of railways in this section of the country is most felt.

Buffalo, Dec. 5th - The schooner R.R. Johnson, loaded with wheat, ran ashore yesterday.

The Fairport broke in two and went down with all hands.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 6, 1854