The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1864

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p.2 Accident at Portsmouth - A ship-carpenter named Walker, employed in Mr. Berry's shipyard at Portsmouth, met with a severe accident yesterday, while assisting in drawing logs out of the water at the bank near Fisher's Brewery. In hauling out one of the logs it swung round suddenly, jamming one of Walker's legs between it and a tree by which he was standing. We have not learned particulars but, the accident was of such a nature as to compel instant medical attendance.

The Storm - There was a partial lull in the storm yesterday evening, but the wind continuing to blow rather freely after nighfall the vessels detained in the harbor during the day did not venture out. The steamer Bay of Quinte came down at her usual hour yesterday, but did not leave until this afternoon; the Ontario, of the American Line, also remained over, and left at seven o'clock this morning. The officers of the Bay of Quinte represent the storm on the Bay as the worst they have ever known. The steamer Champion has not yet been able to leave here; the violence of the storm is over, but it is still fearfully rough on the lake. The steamer Magnet left Toronto this morning at 9 o'clock and is on her way down. There are no casualties hereabouts to speak of, but it is feared that vessels on the upper lake may have suffered severely, as the storm is represented as having been very severe in that direction.

p.3 Imports - 10th - Str Bay of Quinte - general cargo.

Str Watertown, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo)

11th - Str Watertown, Cape Vincent - (mixed cargo)

Sch Admiral, Rochester - 330 bbls apples, 9 bxs grapes, 8 bxs trees, 2 bbls cheese, 1 bbl walnuts, J. Swift.

Schr Lafayette Union, Lake Erie - 104 pcs oak timber, Calvin & Breck.

Schr L.E. Calvin, Port Dalhousie - 70 pcs oak timber and 20 bbls apples, Calvin & Breck.

Clearances - 10th - Schr Helen, Toronto - 90 cords wood.

Schr Maggie, do. - 200 tons sandstone.

Barge Saguenay, Montreal - 17,352 bus rye, 24 bbls tallow, 5 bbls flour, 23 bbls ashes, and 28 kegs butter, from Geo. Chaffey & Bro.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1864