The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1860

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p.2 Schooner Caledonia Ashore - Narrow Escape of Life - Other Vessels Reported Ashore - Caledonia of Port Union, Capt. N. Spencer, from Toronto with lumber ashore in gale below Fort (an old vessel and it broke in two). [Oswego Times]

-Schr. Marselliot Capsized - off Port Bruce, Capt. & crew lost. [Cleveland Herald]

-schooner T.G. Scott ashore at Port Burwell. [Buffalo Express]

-brig Ocean (Canadian) capsized off Rondeau and drifted ashore near Port Burwell. [ibid]

-The Wabush Valley Collision - with Caledonia a Canadian propeller, (there is a little pollywog steamer of that name plying about Chatham but it is next to impossible that this is the one); prop. Mineral Rock struck off Thunder Bay Islands, Lake Superior. [Detroit Advertiser]

-A Great Invention - Stephen A. Perrington of Oswego has invented a life-boat shaped like a pea-pod; interior is lighted by dead-eyes.

-Imports - Sept. 29, Oct.1.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Oct 1860