The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1872

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p.1 sch. Peerless struck on Ford's Shoals, damaged rudder and stern post.

p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 25.

-The Mary Ward - 8 Men Lost On the Wreck - aground on reef between Thornbury and Collingwood.

-The Gale - Loss of Another Steamer - the York, which was built on the hull of the burnt steamer Huron, ashore at Poplar Point.

-ad for Kingston & Cape Vincent Ferry Route - Pierrepont, C. Hinckley, Master, with schedule.

p.3 Laid Up. - Corsican in winter quarters at foot of Clarence St.

-Steamboat Inspectors - annual meeting of the Board of Government Steamboat Inspectors opened for examination of applicants for engineers certificates.

-The Gales - vessels running back for shelter.

-Trips In the Gale - tug Simon Davis went to the Ducks; sch. John Wesley ashore at South Bay.

-Ashore - sch. Wm. Home aground near Shoal Tower where dredge had been working.

-Back Again Leaking - schooners Hercules and China returned, to go into winter quarters.

-Out Again - sch. Ed Blake left for Cleveland; sch. John A. Macdonald ashore at mouth of Presque Isle harbor - totally wrecked.

-Marine Disasters - sch. Corsican sunk about 20 miles above Port Maitland, Lake Erie; str. Mary Ward ashore on Nottawasaga Reef.

-The Rescue - to winter at Hamilton under Capt. Thompson.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Nov 1872