The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1872

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p.2 Schooner Medbery - This vessel is not yet in a good position for safe navigation, if all accounts be true. The master of a schooner, which arrived grain-laden in port last night, reports having nearly passed over the wreck in the impenetrable darkness of the night. He says she lies off the south of the Point (Four Mile), and a craft deviating from a straight line down the lake is almost sure to come in close proximity, if not in contact, with the barrier which the Medbery (sic - Medbury) has become - a worthless loss. Steps should be taken therefore to have her moved around the point, and obviate the extreme probability of a collision.

Dismantled - The barges referred to in last nights News were not dismasted; it should be dismantled.

Ashore - The schooner Jessie Scarth bound down from Chicago to Prescott grain laden, ran ashore yesterday afternoon on the foot of Wolfe Island. She went aground quite easy, and being undisturbed by running sea, the damage she received, if any, will be slight. The tug Lady Franklin went to her assistance, and, we presume, succeeded in getting her safely off.

The Clara Youell - This schooner, with a cargo of wheat from Chicago consigned to Ogdensburg, ran ashore a couple of days since in the American Channel. She was taken off and proceeded to her destination in tow of an Ogdensburg steamer.

Marine News

Port Colborne, Nov. 11th - Down - Steam barge Belle R. Cross, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Lester, do., lumber; Albany, do., do.; schr. J. Mullen, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Comanche, do., do.; prop. City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, general cargo; City of New York, do., do.; tug Bryant, Port Colborne, Port Robinson; brig. L. Cook, Cleveland, do., for repairs; schr. Westside, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Dauntless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; steam barge Glasgow, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge John Mark, Bay City, do., do.; Cracker, do., do.; schr. Lathrop, do., do.; barque Augusta, Cleveland, Toronto, coal.

Up - Schr. Portland, barque British Lion, tug Bryant, schr. Victor, Toronto, light; prop. Ocean, Montreal, Milwaukee, gen. cargo; prop. Young America, Ogdensburg, Toledo, do.; Scotia, Montreal, Chicago, pig iron.

Customs Imports - Nov. 11th - Str. Corsican, Montreal, (mixed cargo).

Nov. 12th - Schr. St. Lawrence, Chicago, M.T. Co., 20,102 bush wheat.

-Schr. Pride of America, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 20,000 bush corn.

-Barque Cavalier, Milwaukie, M.T. Co., 18,000 bush wheat.

-Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo).

ad - Eligible Property For Sale at the Village of Portsmouth - belonging to Canadian Navigation Co., formerly used by Mr. Berry as a Shipyard.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 12, 1872