The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1872

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p.1 the new addition to breakwater at Buffalo was badly damaged by gale.

p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 7.

-The Toronto Regatta - The Ina a Winner.

-Marine Notes - sch. H.P. Murray has returned with new spars and rigging received at Port Dalhousie; Messrs. Falconer & Horn are shipping a new outfit of wire rigging to the Barque Robert Gaskin at Detroit; sch. H.B. Rathbun struck on Snake Island, tug and lighter have gone to help.

-Lake Freights - are booming at Milwaukee.

p.3 The Harbor Dredge - steam dredge Daly working in M.T. Co.'s slip.

-Dismasted - barque Robert Gaskin in a gale on Lake Erie, repairs being made at Detroit Dry Dock.

-Briefs - str. Rochester carried away a barrel marker in harbor.

-The Upper Lakes - schooners York State, Morning Star, and Yankee Blade have been raised; sch. Rapid capsized on Lake Erie, one survivor was picked up by Paragon.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Oct 1872