The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1866

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p.2 ad for Cape Vincent Ferry - change of hours.

p.3 The Steamers - some steamers attempting to move; "The steamer Kingston left, on Saturday evening for Toronto, but on reaching the Scotch Bonnet, about 70 miles from port, found a heavy sea running, on which account she was obliged to head about, reaching port again during the night. She remained at her moorings the following day, and again proceeded upwards yesterday morning at eight o'clock. Finding the lake still very rough, and having a heavy cargo, she put back again in about 2 hours, failing to make her usual headway."

-The Osprey - slightly damaged; Whitby sank in 12 minutes.

-Marine Disasters - barque Orion and schooners Carlton and Garibaldi damaged in gale; sch. William Jones sunk near Racine; barque Champion ashore and a total loss in Green Bay, Lake Erie; prop. Mary Stewart gone to pieces at Pentwater; sch. Arabia damaged at Chicago; schooner J. Weller waterlogged at Chicago; sch. Tricolor dismasted at Chicago. - Wreck of a Schooner - Bay Queen of Hamilton ashore 1 mile west of Port Colborne.

-Imports - 17,19.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Nov 1866