The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1867

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p.2 Descent On American Fishermen - raid on Lake Erie near Detroit River by Canadian Fisheries officers. [Essex Record]

-Port of Kingston - inwards, outwards - 25.

-Imports - 22,23,25.

-While lying in False Presque Isle Harbor, on the 18th inst., the captain of the brig Holfenstein visited the schooner Galena to obtain a supply of provisions for his vessel, which was then thirty days out from Kingston, on her way to Chicago. His wants were supplied.

-The Oswego Times says:- The schooner Meteor, Capt. Hunt, which went ashore on Sunday night about seven miles up the lake, was got off yesterday afternoon by the tug Crusader, and towed into port. The vessel is considerably damaged. She was bound from Port Hope with a cargo of shingles for Smith & Post, of this city, some 80,000 of which were lost overboard. The vessel also lost an anchor.

-ice in canals gone; Empress and Corinthian arrived at Montreal.

-The Canadian schooners Elm City and Jake, bound east with cargoes of staves, were driven ashore at Conneaut, Ohio, during one of the recent gales. They were got off soon afterwards in a damaged condition, and hauled into the creek at that place, where they sunk. [Os. Times]

-The schooner Cascadine ?, with a cargo of wheat from Goderich for Irwin & Sloan, of this city, which went ashore recently at Sodus, has been got off and towed to this port. About 2,700 bushels of her cargo were discharged into the scow E. Masters, and 700 bushels into the schooner Lillian, which vessels have arrived here.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1867