The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1870

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p.2 Terrific Gale - Damage In the City and Harbor - 3 vessels ashore on Fort Frederick, the Kate Robinson of Chicago, bark Pride of America and new sch. Benedict, owned by Rathbun's of Mill Point; other vessels in difficulty included Robert Gaskin, Orion and Pandora.

-Elsewhere - at Napanee schooners Ocean Wave, Gormley and Mary Fox are ashore; at Cobourg sch. Kate of Oshawa in trouble; sloop Cora ashore at Oswego; sch. Ariadne arrived at Kingston with all canvas gone; two unknown vessels ashore at Timber Island.

-Imports - 17, 18.

p.3 Launch at Montreal - Corsican launched to replace Grecian, at Cantin's shipyard, plates made in Scotland.

-In Trouble - Capt. Savage of the sch. Fleur de Marie of Toronto was arrested at Oswego, on complaint of the cook of the vessel, whom he put on shore in a destitute condition, while in a delicate state. He was required to pay a fine of $50 and $8.70 costs. The fine was remitted on his agreeing to take the woman aboard his vessel again and take care of her.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Oct 1870