The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Nov 1872

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p.1 sch. Welland on beach at Manistee.

p.2 South Bay - 4 vessels in harbor, a large fleet under South Bay Point.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 21.

-Two Vessels Sprung A Leak - sch. Edward Blake and sch. China, both loaded with railroad iron, returned to port.

-Aground - sch. Montpelier while being towed went aground at Oak Point.

-Kingston Man Drowned - off sch. John Magee, Capt. Scott, off Genessee; there was no tackle to lower boat with. [Oswego Advertiser]

-Steamer Burned - Lawrence of Ottawa & Rideau Forwarding Co. burned 20 miles below Montreal. [Ottawa Free Press]

-Imports - 20,21.

p.3 The Harbor - still many vessels and steamers windbound at South Bay Point; Olive Branch and Mary Fox are in winter quarters.

-Marine - sch. Delos De Wolf, Capt. Tifft, of Oswego, sailed from Milwaukee to Ogdensburg in 7 days 22 hours; str. Midge blew out cylinder head.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Nov 1872