The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1860

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p.2 More Canal Boats Wanted - at Oswego. [Oswego Times]

-schooner Sarah sprang leak, transferred part of cargo to sch. Pioneer. [Oswego Times]

-A Collision - Ogdensburgh Oct.17 - The steamer Ontario while entering this port, about 3 o'clock this morning, ran into and sank the large barque City of Ogdensburgh, lying at anchor in 80' of water. She sunk in less than 3 minutes after the collision, her crew having barely time to escape with nothing but the clothes which they had on. The vessel was light. The steamer sustained some damage but nothing very serious.

-brig William Lewis broke centreboard. [Buffalo Express]

-schooner Monteagle struck in making harbor at Port Colborne and damaged part of cargo. [ibid]

-Drowned - mate of sch. C.C. Trowbridge. [Chicago Press]

-Imports - 15-17.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1860