The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1868

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p.2 The Withdrawal of the Gunboats - A Possible Reason. [Toronto Telegraph]

-Port of Kingston - 28.

-Marine Items - gale delays steamers; a metallic life boat at West Point might be from Perseverance. [Picton New Nation];

- sch. W.H. Dewitt ashore on Lake Michigan a total wreck; sch. David Stewart ashore and abandoned on Elliot Island, at entrance to Death's Door; barque L.H. Bissell exploded near Cleveland; sch. Cossack ashore near Middle Island, Lake Michigan but got off; sch. Forest City collided with prop. Tonawanda off Long Pt., Lake Erie.

p.3 The Government Gunboats - Rescue dismantled at Dockyard here.

-The Fishing Grounds - Fishery inspector seized nets belonging to fishermen of Wolfe Island who infringed on private limits of other fishermen.

-Boy Drowned - out of fishing boat on Wolfe Island's south shore.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1868