The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1856

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p.2 Steamboat Burnt - 100 Lives Lost - Milwaukee, Sept. 25th - The steamer Niagara was burnt last evening near Port Washington, Lake Michigan, - 100 lives lost. Hon. John B. March supposed to be among the lost. Captain Miller saved. No further particulars.

Imports - Sept. 21st - Str. Banshee, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Oshawa, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Ottawa, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Bowmanville, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Barque Defiance, Quebec, 200 tons pig iron, 100 tons bar iron, Walker & Berry; 1 case china, J.C. Wilkins.

Steamer Northerner, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Sep 1856