The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1867

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p.2 The Steamer Grecian Sunk - hit rock in Lachine Rapids, sunk in 9 feet water, Calvin & Breck's steam pumps to be sent down.

-Sail Skiff Capsized - on way to Nine Mile Point Lighthouse, contained 1 man and 2 sons of Mr. Dunlop, the lighthouse keeper.

p.3 The Gale - barque British Lion forced toward Buffalo harbor with loss of anchor and chain; sch. Minnehaha when 15 miles from Kingston lost all masts and rigging, towed in by Tug Glide.

-Rafts Ashore - near Colborne.

-Disaster On Lake Erie - sch. South-west sunk in 12' water on Canadian shore.

-Marine Items - sch. A. Shade from Bronte to Oswego, lost deck load lumber.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 May 1867