The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1871

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p.2 The Gale - Wrecks On the Lakes - Lucy Anchard and Mary Thompson ashore at Port Albert; sch. J.S. Minor ashore and going to pieces at Kincardine; sch. D. Ferguson on reef 1/2 mile from shore and 1 mile above harbor at Kincardine; sch. Levant wrecked off Sheboygan; sch. Cascaden wrecked near Cape Hurd; sch. Excelsior sank between Thunder Bay and Middle Island.

-Burned at Chicago - sch. Ford and sch. Eclipse.

-the floating elevator of St. Lawrence & Ottawa Railway Co. at Prescott was damaged by gale.

-Imports - 17.

p.3 Off Again - tug William pulled off sch. H.W. Hoag from 4-Mile Point.

-Quick Passage - sch. E. Kanter discharged at Ogdensburg, to Toronto for cargo and back to 'Burg.

-Melancholy Drowning - sailor from sch. Orion drowned despite attempt by Capt. Zealand of Orion and purser of prop. East, Mr. Henry Zealand, to save him.

-Police Court - a sailor brought a case of non-payment of wages against Capt. Snow but case dismissed.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Oct 1871