The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1871

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p.2 Storm On Lake Erie - barge Bay City ashore 9 miles west of Port Colborne; the tug Dunkirk and barges Forrester and Niagara missing.

-str. Norseman laid up at Port Hope.

-the metallic lifeboat for Salmon Point is in use, has a 32' keel.

-Imports - 24,25.

p.3 gunboat Rescue to lay up at St. Catherines.

-Ashore - sch. American of Three Mile Bay at Pillar Pt. near Sacketts Harbor.

-The Cape Vincent Ferry - schedule has been changed.

-The Wolfe Island Canal - to be improved under revival of company.

-The Port - The schooner Annie Falconer has turned up safe here; steam barges and barges of Rideau Canal fleet are laid up.

-The Storm - steamers are wind-bound; barque Arabia passed through storm.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Nov 1871