The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1866

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p.2 Imports - 10-12; Exports - 10.

Steamer Champion - due last night, but didn't arrive until this morning.

Steamer Kingston - The steamer Kingston which left Toronto on Saturday evening had not arrived here at a late hour this afternoon. She has probably had to put in to some port of safety owing to the gale.

Disasters On the Lake - Port Hope, Nov. 12th - The gale of Saturday night and Sunday proved very disastrous in this vicinity, and there was considerable damage done among the shipping here, several schooners being totally disabled and others more or less damaged. The names of the vessels are: schooner Caspian, of Rochester, lumber, sunk and gone to pieces; schooner John Stevenson, of Port Hope, aground; schooner Helen, of Kingston, sunk in harbor; schooner Iris, of Hamilton, struck West Pier about half-past six p.m. on Sunday and sunk; crew with difficulty saved by a boat from the schooner Caroline. Insured for $2,000. The general cargo consigned to McKay & Co., and Great Western Railway, Hamilton. The schooner Acorn, of Port Hope, lumber, aground in harbor; schooner Union, of Wilson, masts carried away; schooner North Star, of Port Hope, bow stove in; schooner Mary Hadley, of Brighton, aground two miles west of the harbor; schooner Defiance, of Port Hope, lost main boom and gaff topsail, all insured.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1866