The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1862


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p.2 The Storm of Sunday Night - By the steamer Pierrepont from Cape Vincent we learned yesterday that the brigantine Ocean lies at anchor off Fox Island, rudderless, and it was feared she would go ashore. The scow Bay Queen, laden with barley for Oswego, when off that port was struck by the gale, and lost mainsail, foresail, and forestaysail, and ran down to near Cape Vincent. The Pierrepont went out on Tuesday evening to the relief of both of these vessels, but the wind being squally, it was thought prudent to return without accomplishing her errand.

The gale was also heavy on Lake Erie. A despatch dated Port Colborne, C.W., Nov. 3d, says:

"The schooner Vermont is ashore behind the East River. The schooners Bond and Couche, and barque Stork, were disabled in sails and rigging. Four scows are ashore at Point Albino. Twelve or sixteen lives have been lost. It is reported that quite a number of vessels are ashore between here and Grand River."

p.3 Imports - 4.

Sacketts Harbor, Nov. 5th - The tug Lady Franklin, just arrived, reports that a black topsail schooner, name unknown, ( ) near Point Peninsula..


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Date of Original:
Nov. 6, 1862
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KN.23930
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 6, 1862