The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1861

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p.2 Death by Drowning - sailor drowns off schooner Jupiter. [Sarnia Observer]

Collision - Loss of the Steamer Comet

off Nine Mile Pt.

Large Shipments From Milwaukee - figures on amount of wheat shipped to various ports.

New Steamer Emily May - on Lake Simcoe; 151 x 24 x 7'8"; 39 h.p.; 31" cylinder x 8' stroke; engine made by Gartshore & Co. of Dundas; builder Mr. H. Chisholm for Capt. May of steamer Morning, replaced J.C. Morrison. [Globe]

p.3 Imports - 13,14.

-description of steamer City of Cleveland; 800 tons burthen, built at Buffalo, to be on Lake Superior route. [Parma Observer]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1861