The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1866

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p.3 The Gale and the Steamers - sch. Helen sank in Port Hope harbor; sch Alma ashore near Cole's Point on Bay of Quinte; Magnet and Champion delayed; "The R.M. steamer Kingston left Toronto on Saturday evening, and not having been heard from late yesterday afternoon, some apprehensions were entertained for her safety. Had she even anchored in any known bay she would have had ample time to reach the port yesterday morning, as the wind died away during the night. She is likely to be safe in some out-of-the-way place."

The Gale at Port Hope -Great Damage to Vessels - A Kingston Schooner Lost - sch. Caspian sunk and gone to pieces; sch. John Stevenson of Port Hope aground; sch. Helen of Kingston sunk, sch. Iris struck west pier and sank; sch. Acorn aground; sch. Union dismasted; sch. North Star stove in bow; sch. Mary Hadley aground 10 miles west; sch. Defiance damaged sails.

-Imports - 10,12.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1866