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

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p.2 It is stated in Brighton, and currently believed, that the steamer Maple Leaf, from Rochester, refused to call at Colborne wharf last Saturday, alleging that there was an insufficiency of water in the harbor. It is likewise alleged that the Captain stated that he should not again attempt to visit Colborne landing this season.

Imports - Oct. 24th - Str. Cataract, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Schr. Teresa, Chicago, 6,291 bushels wheat, 8,763 bush. corn, Holcomb & Henderson.

Schr. Anna Craig, do., 16,324 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Henderson.

Str. Northerner, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

Oct. 25th - Str. Kingston, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

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

Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

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

Oct. 28, 1856

p.2 Milwaukee, Oct. 25th - The propeller is reported to have been wrecked near Port Washington, and all hands lost. The propeller Alleghany is ashore at this place. Fears are entertained for other steamers that went out in the storm with which we have been visited.

Imports - Oct. 24th - Str. Bay State, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1856