The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Dec 1853

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p.2 A New Fashioned Steamboat - to be ferry across Lake Michigan, 325 x 40 x 14. [Milwaukee Wisconsin]

-Effects of the Late Gales - The Lake Trade Closing - Bay State, Northerner, New York and Cataract all laid up at Charlotte Landing; Ontario to lay up; Princess Royal still running - will be replaced by Maple Leaf for rest of winter.

-Oswego, Nov. 28th - Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamers - all laid up.

-Marine - brig Maryland ashore at Cedar Point; C.C. Butts beached.

-Vessels Wrecked - schooners Ontonagan and Palestine, Kingston to Cleveland, ashore 8 miles from Charlotte, attributed to cargo of rail-road iron throwing off compasses. [Rochester Union]

-Another Vessel Ashore - schooner Free Trader. [Rochester Union]

- City of Rochester ashore but got off. [ibid]

-Marine - schooners ashore above mouth of Genesee might be got off. [Rochester Advertiser]

-Loss of the Propeller Independence on Lake Superior - boiler burst killing 4 people.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Dec 1853