The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1864

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p.2 Vessel For Sale - sch. Alpha, A-1, registers 360 tons, carries 15,000 Bushels grain. Anderson & Ford.

-ad for upper cabin steamer Osprey, Capt. F. Patterson, for Toronto, Hamilton, etc.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-sch. Pierrepont, ashore at Eagle River, Lake Superior, taken to Detroit tor repairs.

-sch. A. Ford damaged by running into vessel on St. Clair Flats.

-The Trip of the Watertown.

-Schooner Harriet Ann - owned by Capt. Bezo of Wolfe Island, reported lost at Timber Island, arrived safe from Oswego.

-American Express Line - discontinued running to Toronto and Lewiston on Oct. 1.

-tug Wales towed barge Ireland, 90 h.p., standing rigging is of the improved wire rope type. [Quebec Chronicle 4th]

-Supposed Wreck - wreckage coming ashore at Oshawa, thought to have been hit by lightning. [Globe]

-Quick Time - bark Sir E.W. Head from Port Dalhousie to Oswego and back in 47 hours. [St. Catherines Journal]

-Collision On Lake Erie - Propeller Ogdensburgh Sunk - struck by sch. Sea Bird off Fairport, loaded with flour and grain and a few passengers, all were saved. [Globe]

-Imports - 5,6.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 6 Oct 1864