The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1855

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p.2 Navigation - Several steamers have gone into winter quarters. On the river, the Ottawa keeps up a daily communication with the Brockville terminus of the Grand Trunk Railway. By this route the mails arrive much earlier than hitherto....

Severe Storm on Lake Michigan - Chicago, Nov. 19th:

On Friday night and Saturday morning a severe gale from the Eastward visited this part of Lake Michigan.

The schooner Reindeer was driven ashore about half a mile North of the piers. She has a cargo of bricks, and will prove a total loss. Her owners are Capt. Gilmore, and Benj. Phelps, of Milwaukie.

The schooner St. Lawrence is ashore at Grosse Point, but will probably be got off. She is owned by Geo. Steele of Chicago. The sch. Wm. A. Small, Hooke, is also ashore just North of the pier.

A New Feature In Naval Architecture - barquentine rig described in [Baltimore American] with the following additional comment by News: " The 'new style of rigging,' as described by the American, is somewhat old in our inland seas, as for a number of years past 'lake barks' have been in vogue. From this port two have sailed for transatlantic ports, and one or two for Halifax."

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 21, 1855