The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1869

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p.2 Marine News - brig Lewis lost foremast, towed to Cleveland; cargo of

George Thurston, ashore on Nicholson Island, is leaking out; sch. Heather Belle taken to Presqu' Isle, to be repaired this winter.

-The Bay now frozen, St. Helen and Ottawa laid up at Belleville.

-Ashore - The barque Jessie Drummond, from Milwaukee to Kingston with wheat, which was last week reported nearly disabled on Lake Erie, struck on Pigeon Island about 6 miles from the head of Long Island, just outside the harbor on Tuesday night. The Captain came in his small boat yesterday, and in the afternoon the tug H.A. Calvin and sch. Gazelle, the latter as a lighter, went to her relief. The vessel is owned here, and is insured as well as her cargo.

-The Mary O'Gorman - story of her loss - no sign of crew.

-The Wreck of the Titan - only 1 survivor.

-The Gales - More Disasters - sch. Bermuda ashore on Lake Superior a total loss; brig Empire State at Detroit dismasted; sch. Bahamas ? ashore at Sheboygan; sch. Alfred Allen ashore a total loss; sch. Kate Kelly ashore at Straits; sch. J.F. Warner ashore at Au Sable; sch. Ketchum ashore at head of Lake Michigan.

-Annexation - on Marine Railway for repairs.

-Imports - 24.

-ad for str. Pierrepont on Kingston-Gananoque route.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1869