The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1870

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p.3 The Gale - The damage in port is not so great as in the gale of two weeks ago, but includes the unusual disaster of the total loss of a vessel in port, the William John, of Brighton, all hands saved. A barge in tow of the steam barge Belle P. Cross, is missing from the Lake since Sunday night, with seven men on board, the str. H.A. Calvin went to her rescue last evening.

-A Fruitful Island - Waupoose Island, near South Bay, and a shore prolific of wrecks and trouble to vessels bound to Kingston.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1870