The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1872

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 12.

Ashore In the River - The schooner Jessie Scarth, from Chicago to Prescott with grain, went ashore on Monday evening at the foot of Wolfe Island. Yesterday the tug Lady Franklin went down to her, but had to return unsuccessful. The sch. D. McInnis today left for the Jessie Scarth to lighten her cargo of grain, consigned to Prescott. The sch. Clara Youell has also been aground down the river.

Sunk - The schr. William John, bound to Oswego with barley, sunk last night within 2 miles of that port. The crew were rescued by the sch. Centurion, Captain Tyo, and taken to Oswego. Vessel insured for $2000 in Montreal.

-Imports - 9,10,12.

-Waterlogged - The sch. H.W. Converse from Belleville with lumber for L.A. Card, arrived here yesterday waterlogged. She was towed to the east cove where she sunk. [Oswego Advertiser]

-Collision In the Welland Canal - The sch. Acontius and Wm. Lewis collided above Lock 2, both damaged. [St. Catharines News]

-Another Schooner Sunk - The sch. Emily sunk last night in 15 fathoms of water with a cargo of barley near Gananoque. She was at anchor. Vessel and cargo insured in the British American Insurance Co.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Nov 1872