The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Nov 1868

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p.2 Movement of Troops - on Corinthian and Kingston.

-Marine Items - The evant courier of the winter fleet, the schooner Annie Minnes, has been stripped, and has gone into winter quarters at the foot of Earl Street. The sch. Anne Falconer (sic) is also being prepared for the winter's blockage. Scarcity of freights has caused them to lay up so early.

-tug Hiram A. Calvin, Capt. Wm. Millet master, towed disabled schooner Elk from Coburg to Toronto in 7 1/2 hours. "She is the first of a line of steamers now building by Messrs. Calvin & Breck, of Kingston, for government tugging and wrecking services on the St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario. [Leader]

-a wreck sunk in Lake Michigan near 40 mile Pt.; maintopmast is sticking out of water.

-Imports - 11.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Nov 1868