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

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p.2 Marine Disasters - The Oswego Times of Saturday says that the schooner J.B. Collins, Capt. Lenox, which sailed from that port on the previous day for Kingston with coal, sprung a leak while out about an hour, and put for Port Ontario, and in endeavoring to make the harbor went ashore on the East bar, and broke in two. She was owned by N. Kilborn, of Oswego.

We learn by a telegraph despatch that the Ocean Eagle, bound from Oswego to Chicago, was dismasted in a gale in the Straits of Mackinaw.

The schooner Belle of Oakville, which left Toronto on Saturday night last, with 1800 bushels of wheat for J.D. Cooper, of Olcott, went ashore between Big and Little Sodus on Wednesday. She was got off, but a leak was the consequence, and she shortly sunk in 20 feet of water. Her cargo, which will be a total loss, is probably insured.

Schooner Denmark Off - The schooner Denmark, which was reported ashore at Point au Pelee, has been gotten off by the steam tug Rescue and is now on her way to this place. The Denmark is loaded with railroad iron and lumber. She was in a perilous situation and but for the timely assistance rendered by the Rescue must have proved a total loss.

Shipped at Cleveland - There have been built at Cleveland, during the present year ending Oct. 1st, 1855, six steam and 21 sail craft, with an aggregate of 10,205 tonnage; and there are 9 more vessels on the stocks at this date.

-The Chicago Citizen of Saturday says: "The barque Superior, Capt. W.P. Taylor, a Canadian vessel, recently dismasted near Beaver Island, was off our harbor yesterday, having come in with a jury mast. She has a cargo of salt from Canada."

Steamboat Notice - The public are hereby informed that the steamer Ottawa, Capt. Kelley, is now plying between Kingston, Brockville and Prescott, in connection with the Grand Trunk Railway, carrying Her Majesty's mails, viz: leaves Kingston every morning (Sunday excepted) at 4. Leaves Brockville every afternoon (Sunday excepted), at three. Passengers taking the cars at Brockville will arrive in Montreal at 4, same afternoon.

Royal Mail Steamboat Office, Commercial Wharf, Nov. 21st.

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