The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1866

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p.2 Disasters On Lake Erie - A gale of wind swept over Lake Erie on the 18th. The following disasters are reported:- The captains of the propeller North and schooner M.L. Breck at Port Colborne, report the foundering of the schooner Jennie P. King, off Long Point. No assistance could be rendered. One man, Thomas McGuinness, of Tonawanda, of a crew of 14, was the only one saved, but was too exhausted to give particulars. Schooner Three Friends and an unknown barque ashore at Fairport. Schooner Harriet Ross ashore at Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior. Propeller Cuyahoga collided and sunk at Port Huron. An unknown vessel, bottom upward, was passed off Ashtabula, Ohio. Barque Sunnyside and schooner R.J. Gibb lost most of their canvas. Schooner J.M. Lee dragged anchor near Buffalo harbor and was going to pieces. Brig S.C. Wallbridge ashore 16 miles from Cleveland. Schooner Snowbird and Dorcon ashore near Euclid, Ohio. Schooner Bay Queen lost sails, anchor, boat, jibboom and foremast - reached Port Dover with loss of deck load.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1866