The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1869

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p.2 Marine Disaster - Loss of the Schooner Kate Bully - waterlogged and capsized off Point Sable, Lake Michigan and six were drowned.

-Kincardine - Steamer Bonnie a Total Wreck - rudder chain broke and then driven ashore.

-Kingston Marine - the steamers delayed by storm are now running.

-The Magnet - back on regular trip.

-Marine Accidents - prop. Brantford broke crosshead on Lake Lachine; str. Commodore Stark burned at Milwaukee; sch. Mary Collins damaged in collision on Lake Huron; sch. Milan had rigging damaged off Grand Sable, Lake Superior; tug Magnet has rescued barque Major Anderson from rocks on Point Pelee Island; barque Onandaga dismasted off Point au Pelee; oldest schooner on Lakes, the Fairfield, went to pieces off Bailies harbor, Lake Michigan - it was built in 1842; the Canadian schooner Abyora ? ashore near Kingsville, Ontario; sch. Aetna and another vessel aground on the Flats.

p.3 Police Court, Saturday - many upsets in harbor this year; many sailors getting drunk.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1869