The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 7, 1859

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p.2 Ashore - sch. Hamilton ashore in South Bay, from Hamilton to Oswego.


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The inspectors who held the survey on the schooner Tartar, decided that it was unsafe to send her to sea again, and she accordingly discharged her cargo here. She had wet not less than 400 bushels of her wheat. [Buffalo Express]

The schooner White Squall, bound for Oswego, which was damaged by collision in the St. Clair River, arrived at Port Colborne yesterday, but in consequence of her damages, was ordered here, where she will discharge. [ib]

The Canadian schooner Australia, ashore at Port Colborne, had broken in two. She will prove a total loss. [ib]

The schooner Mary Queen (is) reported ashore at Tawas harbor with a cargo of 7,000 bu. wheat, and 4,006 bu. barley. Both vessel and cargo were fully insured. She was formerly owned at, and hailed from Milwaukee, but was recently sold to a firm in Oswego. From one of the crew who arrived here today, we learn that she has already broken in two, so that all efforts to get her off will be of no avail. [Detroit Advertiser]

A despatch from Port Sarnia, yesterday, says that the propeller Milwaukee and the schooner J.H. Tiffany collided at midnight on Monday, in the Straits of Mackinac. Both of them sunk in sixteen fathoms. All hands of the Milwaukee took to their boats, and were picked up by the propeller Free State, which also saved the crew of the schooner, excepting the cook and four sailors. The Tiffany was bound from this port to Chicago, with railroad iron. Vessel insured $6,000; cargo also insured. [Oswego Times, Dec. 1st]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Dec. 7, 1859