The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1872

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p.2 The Gale - 3 lumber barges adrift on lake near Oswego; sch. Olivia lost part of deck load; sch. Home ashore 3 miles from Port Dalhousie; sch. Prince Albert ashore near Home; brig. Gen. Worth lost foremast off the Scotch Bonnets; barge Argo lost part of deckload; Revenue Cutter Chase while relieving sch. Alpha lost anchor and chain; large vessel ashore at Ducks; sch. Two Brothers lost part of deck load; "The str. Kingston , on her upward trip, was driven into Presque Isle, and had to lie there over night. She had a very rough time, and came near meeting a mishap."; sch. Richardson was ashore at Presque Isle, but arrived at Kingston; sch. W.P. Greenwood ashore at Snake Island, taken off by tug Lady Franklin.

-Aground - Watertown ashore at Howe Island.

-For Sale - the yacht Eureka by H. Cunningham.

p.3 V.P.T.W.C. - 30.

-Heavy Gale - Oswego Aug. 31 - sch. Alpha ashore 5 miles below Oswego; "Schooner Orion, from Cleveland for Kingston, with building stone, sunk off Long Point, Canada. Her crew drifted ashore in a yawl nine miles below here yesterday."; sch. Richardson ashore at Presque Isle.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 3 Sep 1872