The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Dec 1854

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p.2 Extract from the Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Works - about Rapids of the St. Lawrence.

-Hamilton, Dec. 14 - new steamer Canada arrived; Highlander has replaced Chief Justice and Peerless is laid up for winter.

-Toronto, Dec. 15 - schooner ashore at 8-mile Creek, 2 men drowned; schooner Birmingham a total loss at Niagara River; schooner Storm lost at Buffalo; schooner Omar wrecked at Cleveland, 4 lost; Jesse Hoyt ashore near Pt. Abino; schooner Frances foundered at sea; schooner Conductor wrecked at Long Point; schooner Johnston wrecked at Fairport, 9 lost; schooner Charles Crooks lost at Cleveland; schooner Luther Wright ashore at Gravelly Bay.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Dec 1854