The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Dec 1867

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p.3 The Steamers - The steamer Pierrepont is still preparing for her trip up the Bay of Quinte, if it is possible to be made.

The propeller Indian, which was storm-staid here, has left for Toronto.

The steamer Empress has found winter quarters at the foot of Clarence street.

The steamer Huron, the first of the downward fleet of steamers driven into Presque Isle harbor on Sunday, arrived here yesterday afternoon, followed by the other boats, the propellers Avon and Colonist. The propellers Brantford and St. Lawrence, with cargoes for Montreal, which were detained in Port Hope by the storm, arrived also yesterday. The Huron, and some of the other boats, go into winter quarters here at once.

The schr. B.F. Davy, which was lost near Port Colborne, was insured for three-fourths her value. The cargo and the freight were insured.

-Probable Loss - The schooner Hastings, Chalmers master, from Cleveland for Oswego, with coal, was out on Lake Ontario in the late gale, and nothing has been heard from her since then. It is feared she is lost with all on board.

Port Colborne, Dec. 4th - The schooner Davy is in the same position full of water. A steam pump has been sent for, and an attempt will be made to take out the corn.

The tug Nemesis (steam pump) left Buffalo this morning to endeavor to get off the schooner New Dominion at Long Point.

The propellers Olean and Cleveland left this morning for Cleveland.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 5 Dec 1867