The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1859

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p.2 Accident to the Cataraqui Bridge - steamer Gazelle hits bridge and knocks draw off wheels. [News]

-Singular Fact in Regard to the Navigation of Lake Ontario - during the last 12 years more than a dozen vessels have gone ashore between mouth of Genessee River and a point a dozen miles west, attributed to defects in compasses. [Rochester Union]

-schooner Theo. Perry ashore at Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

-Storms on Lake Huron - schooner Sardis Burchard feared lost near Point aux Barques, brig New York ashore at Pt. Austin, schooner Huntress ashore on Green Island, Straits of Mackinaw. [Buffalo Express]

-Detroit Nov. 21 - a number of vessels ashore on west side of Lake Huron, schooner White Squall has 5' of water in her. [ibid]

-schooner Dispatch sunk in lock 20 of Welland Canal.

-Imports - 23-25.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1859