The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Oct 1871

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p.2 Marine - arrivals and departures at Swift's wharf, Gurney & Glidden's wharf, and Henderson & Co's wharf.

-Marine News - 2 vessels ashore at Presque Isle, Lake Huron; sch. Wm. Fisk is ashore on Lake Huron and sunk; sch. Maggie Thompson ashore at Prince Albert, Lake Huron; prop. Galena ashore at Tawis Pt. but got off; schooner ashore on Sugar Island Reef, Thunder Bay; sch. Clayton Belle ashore at Presque Isle, had to throw cargo overboard; sch. Van Valkenburg ashore at Presque Isle, had to jettison part of cargo; schooners D. Ferguson and J.S. Miner gone to pieces near Kincardine; sch. J. Whitney ashore on Sugar Island Reef and sunk.

-Can. prop. Oliver Cromwell, which sank by collision in Straits of Mackinaw, 14 years ago, was raised and towed to Detroit.

-Imports - 23.

p.3 Ashore - sch. William Elgin ashore at Ducks, laden with barley for Oswego.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Oct 1871