The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
United Empire (Toronto, ON), Friday, Nov. 24, 1854

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DISASTERS ON LAKE ONTARIO. - Five vessels went ashore in a gale on Monday, to the east in sight of Presqu'Isle Harbour. The EDITH, of Hamilton,laden with 4,000 bushels of wheat, sunk, her deck two feet under water. The FOREST QUEEN, of Oakville, from Lake Erie, laden with staves, her rudder and stern post gone. The WILLIAM & JOHN, aground, laden with plaster. The PARAGON, of Toronto, aground, with two feet water in her hold. The SARAH FRANCES of St. Catharines, rudder and fore mast gone. - - - - Brighton Sentinel. (part)

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William R. McNeil
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United Empire (Toronto, ON), Friday, Nov. 24, 1854