The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1861

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p.2 Fatal Accident in the Harbor - 4 people drown by upsetting of boat while crossing from Shoal Tower.

-Police Court - more on charge against Capt. Hamilton; David Knox is owner of Great Western.

-Business at the Wharves in Hamilton.

-4 gates of Lock 20 carried away by schooner Harriet Ross.

-Loss of the Schooner Sir Charles Metcalfe - The schooner Sir Charles Metcalfe was lost on Saturday last, about 2 o'clock, p.m., ten miles westward of Long Point; her crew fortunately were saved. She had weathered the easterly gale which blew on Friday night and Saturday morning, bravely, and was seen by an American captain before the disaster took place. Capt. McEvoy, of the schooner Queen of the Bay, saw her when in a sinking condition near Long Point, at a place called Main Duck. She was laden with 194 tons coal for Messrs. Chewet & Co., of this city.

p.3 The Storm on the Lake - steamer Huron passes. [Globe]

-Imports - 5,7.

-Arrivals at Doyle's Wharf - Oct. 8.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1861