The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Oct 1860

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p.2 Fire at Chats Portage - freight house and part of wharf at Union Village burnt, caused by spark from steamer Oregon.

-Chicago Sept. 26 - sch. St. Mary disappeared on way to Cedar River.

-The Storm on Monday - steersman on boat Three Brothers killed by lightning near Rochester.

-yacht Glance ashore near Grafton on way from Toronto - it supposedly saw 3-master sink.

-schooners Philena Mills and Fletcher ashore above Long Point.

[Buffalo Comm. Advertiser]

-Sunk - schooner R.B. Hubbard off Manitou Island, Lake Michigan, in 12 fathoms after colliding with schooner Metropolis of Buffalo. [Detroit Tribune]

-Imports - 26-28.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Oct 1860