The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1859

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p.2 Loss of the Propeller Milwaukee and Schooner J.H. Tiffany - 5 Seamen Drowned - they sank near Isle aux Galets. [Chicago Free Press]

-Home Vessel Abroad - letter from Capt. Smith of schooner Geo. D. Dousman - to Constantinople, Danube, and Liverpool.

-Destruction of Docks - by gale of 20th - all docks between Point aux Barques and St. Clair River swept away.

-Disasters - schooner ashore on Bois Blanc, another dismasted at St. Helena. [Chicago Press]

-schooner Dane ashore on Bois Blanc Island. [Detroit Tribune]

-schooner C. North ashore on McGulpin's Pt. near Old Mackinaw. [ibid]

-schooners Racer and Henry Hagar collide at anchor, both damaged. [Buffalo Express]

-Imports - 6.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Dec 1859