The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1868

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p.2 Loss of the Propeller Congress - wrecked and burned on North Point Reef, Lake Huron.

-Wreck of the Milwaukee - Ashore Among the Breakers - at Grand Haven, Mich.

-Imports - 3.

-Port of Kingston - 3.

-Marine Items - prop. City of London aground at lock at Morrisburg; prop. Her Majesty sold for $14,000 - a mortgage on her.

-low water causes grounding of Huron and Acadia at Morrisburg canal. [Globe]

-The Gales - Casualties on Lakes Erie and Michigan - sch. James Navagh ashore at Twin River Point, Lake Michigan; sch. Burlington foundered in deep water 4 miles from shore between Grimsby and Beamsville; sch. Scandinavian ashore 10 miles above Port Rowan; a vessel sunk off Port Burwell; barque waterlogged 40 miles S.W. of Long Point; many other vessels with damaged sails, etc.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1868