The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1870

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p.2 Not True - the Brantford is actually safe at Toronto.

-The Bruno Lost - broke away from pier at Southampton and stranded on Chantry Island; "Capt. Gaskin and nearly all of the crew were from Kingston."

-The Port of Belleville - trouble in Custom House.

-Storm Signals - wanted for Canadian side of Lakes.

-The Late Gale - Still More Disasters - sch. Octavia ashore at Colborne harbor; Jessie of Port Stanley wrecked at Salmon Point.

-Port Colborne - sch. Glad Tidings waterlogged; barque Acorn damaged rigging; Capt. E.P. Dorr awarded Capt. Noble of sch. Hippogriff a gold watch for rescuing Rankin's crew, woman cook was drowned.

-Canadian Vessel Wrecked - Four Lives Lost - barque Sir E.W. Head of St. Catharines ashore 18 miles east of Erie, Penn.

-Buffalo - tug Harrison foundered off Sturgeon Pt.; sch. William Kelly ashore at Windmill Pt.; sch. James Platt damaged sails.

-Erie - Canadian sch. Britannia and sch. Elyria ashore.

-Cleveland - prop. Neptune at dock.

-Goderich - sch. Arctic saw scow barge J.A. Holton of Evonova waterlogged 35 miles from Point aux Barques.

-Port Rowan - Glad Tidings waterlogged; barque Shearwasso on beach; barque W.G. Keith ashore near lighthouse.

-Imports - 31, Nov. 2.

p.3 Police Court - 2 sailors fined for being drunk.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Nov 1870