The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1860

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Detroit Advertiser, May 29th

A fore-and-aft schooner, light and bound up, lay hard aground at Sandwich Point yesterday afternoon. She has the appearance of a Milan vessel.

Prop. Gen. Taylor reached here yesterday morning from Ontonagon, Lake Superior. She brought down 289 tons of copper, and 35 of iron. News anticipated by the Illinois and Sea Bird.

A collision occurred during the latter part of last week on Lake Michigan, between the barque Massillon and schooner Maple Leaf, both vessels were bound down. The schooner had her stern stove in, causing her to leak badly. She was taken in tow by the barque to Grand Haven, where she is undergoing necessary repairs. The barque lost her jibboom and some of her head gear. She proceeded on her voyage and passed this port on Sunday evening.

Schooner Matt Root, bound down from Chicago, ran into the schooner Miami on Sunday evening, which lay at anchor near Sandwich, carrying away her jibboom and some of her headgear. The Miami had lights in her rigging at the time, and when struck hailed the former vessel to know who she was, and receiving no satisfactory reply she was followed with the small boat, when her true name was ascertained.

Barque E.S. Adams, with an assorted cargo of oak, walnut, flour, pork and peas, taken out at Wallaceburgh, passed here on Sunday en route for Liverpool.

Damaged - Schooner Dauntless cast anchor at Waukegan in a disabled condition. One of her sails is gone, and her mainmast badly sprung. Capt. Prindeville dispatched the McQueen to her relief. [Chicago Journal 26th]

Channel Open - The new cut into Portage Lake, Lake Superior, has now twelve feet water. The propeller Gen. Taylor entered on the 17th instant.

The schooner Niagara, from Upper Canada for Quebec, with a cargo of staves, etc., in tow of the steamer Unity, ran on to Isle a Bague, and remained there until last night, when she was hauled off by the steamer Caledonia. [Quebec Chronicle]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 1, 1860