The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1862

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p.3 K.C. & M. -

Propeller Foundered In The Lake - The propeller Moira, which plies between Belleville and Oswego, foundered in the lake last night. She was seen by the propeller West, which arrived here this afternoon, about three miles to the southward of the Ducks, there being little more than her smoke-pipe above water.

We understand the whole of her crew have been picked up, and the accident is supposed to have been caused by the breaking of a pipe in the bottom of her (hold ?).

-Curious Collisions - sch. Muskingum, while aground at Shoal Tower, was hit by sch. Col. Cook, which was in turn struck by sch. Shickaluna.

-Imports - 8.

-Presqu'Isle Harbor - letter to editor of Globe about range lights at Weller's Bay and Salt Point, by Joseph Pilp?, master of schooner Mary Salina of Cobourg.

-schooner Dan Williams is capsized between Indian Pt. and Ducks, 1 drowned, schooner is towed into North Bay. [Oswego Times]

-sch. Adelaide ashore near Smith's Cove, sch. J.C. Wheeler lost part of deck load, sch. Flying Cloud lost part of deck load. [ibid]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Oct 1862