The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1870

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p.2 weather very bad, strong south-west winds, sch. Wave Crest ashore on Point Frederick, others damaged, water rose 2-3 feet in the harbor; Morton's wharf at distillery was washed away; some damage occurred among O'Gorman's laid up yachts and boats.

-The Storm - damage at Portsmouth; Morton's wharf gone; O'Gorman had schooner yacht Malton wrecked near old brewery; the waterworks windmill is missing almost all of its fans; at Carruthers' wharf the steamer Bay of Quinte tore one of her quarters out; Wave Crest broke hawsers and drifted ashore; boat houses at Tete du Pont barracks were wrecked.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Jan 1870