The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Dec 1860

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p.2 The Barque City of Ogdensburgh, sunk in front of our town, has been abandoned for the season. A few feet of her masts are above water, and every night a light is placed upon one of them, to guard against other crafts running against & breaking it off.

The steamer Jenny Lind lies about 2 miles below Ogdensburgh, almost high and dry on shore, wither she was driven by the great gale of the 24th ultimo. We do not know whether she is much damaged or not. The steam ferry continues to run, there being no ice in the river... [Prescott Telegraph]

-Harbor of Refuge on Lake Huron - 2 vessels struck near Goderich, should be made harbor of refuge; mentions schooner Joshua Eaton wrecked with cargo of coal and these 2 large deep-laden schooners. [Signal]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Dec 1860