The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1864

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p.3 K.C. & M. - arrival of part of cargo of sch. Alpha which ran aground at Port Hope; str. Champion detained in canal by snowstorm.

-Loss - The schooner Jenny Lind, of Montreal, loaded with apples from Sodus to this port, was beached on Real Ducks, 15 miles out from Long Point, about 12 o'clock on Saturday. She sprang a leak coming out of Sodus harbor on Friday night and by great exertions on the part of the crew was kept afloat till the pumps gave out, when she was beached. The cargo is worth $3,500 and there was no insurance upon it. The vessel will be a total wreck, and is insured for $1,600 in the Provincial Insurance Co. of Canada. The apples were owned by an Ottawa dealer.

-Schooner Raised - Alpha outside pier floated by steam pumps. [Leader]

-Imports - 23.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Nov 1864