The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1855

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p.2 Singular Phenomenon at Port Dalhousie - during a storm a wave 6-7' high hit the harbor, dashing a 3-masted schooner against the pier and moving a derelict barge.

-Felons for the Penitentiary from Toronto - loaded on Magnet at Browne's Wharf.

-Oswego - free trade and open ports are helping Oswego.

-water rising on Lake Huron - rose 9', then receded 10' [Owen Sound Comet]; vessels broke from moorings and piers displaced [Owen Sound Times]

-Imports - 25-27; Exports - 26.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Apr 1855