The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Nov 1872

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 23.

-barque Burnside ashore 20 miles above Grand River.

-The Cold Snap - Welland, Rideau and St. Lawrence canals closed.

-The York - The schooner Annie Falconer has arrived from the stranded steamer on the shore near Petticoat Reef. She brought down the York's deck load of flour in good condition, which will be discharged here. The tug H.A. Calvin remains at the York, having taken on board from her the consignment of stoves for Messrs. McKelvey & Birch of this city. The flour in the hold of the boat will be damaged. The Calvin has one pump at work and will get the York off and bring her down tonight if the hole in her hull is not too large. Capt. Davidson is at the wreck, Capt. Douglas having gone up. on the S.A. Marsh. The York went on shore in a snow storm, through mistaking a light.

p.3 sch. Russell Dort ashore on Lake Erie, near Corsican.

-The Harbor - over 50 vessels laid up.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Nov 1872