The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1864

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p.3 K.C. & M.

-New Steam Tug - tow steamer Constitution, similar to Wales, only better style and finish.

-The Schooner Rapid - William used steam pump again but not successful.

-New Harbor Buoys - Harbor Master, Mr. Archibald Smith, placed 2 at ends of bar between Shoal Tower and Fort Frederick. [News]

-Schooner Jas. Navagh Ashore - at Middle Island Reef, Lake Huron. [Os. Times]

-The Wreck of the Ogdensburgh - tug Dobbins found hull about 6 miles off Fairport, in 10 fathoms.

-a Canadian vessel found 17 barrels of flour. [Cleveland Plain Dealer 7th]

-sch. A.J. Rich lost canvas in gale.

-sch. Comely while at anchor sank in 11 feet water under Point Abino.

-sch. Lansing lost sails and boat. [Buffalo Com. Adv.]

-Damage To Shipping - on Lake Huron many lost sails, bark Monitor blown on beam ends. [Detroit Free Press 9th]

-sch. Ottawa taken to Toronto.

-Vessel Supposed To Be Lost With All On Board - scow B.G. Allen on Lake Erie. [Toledo Blade]

-The Late Gale on the Western Lakes - a long list of vessels damaged in gale off Pointe aux Barques. [Detroit Tribune 11th]

-Furious Gale on Lake Huron. [Huron Signal 11th]

-Imports - 13,14.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 14 Oct 1864