The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Nov 1872

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p.1 A few days since an old sailor applied for lodgings at the police station in Sandusky, having refused to go out on the schooner Erie, which left port that afternoon, for the reason that just before she started he saw a rat swimming from the craft. He said it was an unfailing sign of disaster, and was quite jubilant the next day to hear that she had the night before gone down near Kelly's Island with all on board.

p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 11.

-Still Running - Inland Navigation Co's steamers; Champion was delayed by grounding in Morrisburg canal.

-Eligible Property For Sale at the Village of Portsmouth - belonging to the Canadian Navigation Co., formerly used by Mr. Berry as a Shipyard; it has a very large water frontage, and is very suitable for Shipbuilding or for a Forwarding and Transhipping business. Apply to Hon. John Hamilton or to Alex. Milloy, Secretary.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Nov 1872