The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1873

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p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 16.

Oct. 18, 1873

p.2 V.P.T.W.C. - 16.

-Imports - 16,17.

-Port Colborne - sailor drowned off sch. James Norris; sch. F.D. Barker was lightened and got off.

-The Breakwater - needed to prevent disasters like today's - a vessel aground on Battery Shoal.

-Detained - 2 props kept in harbor by gales; str. Bavarian, the morning boat, has not arrived from Toronto.

-Sunk in Port - sch. Cecilia Jeffrey sunk on Shoal Tower, loaded with 10,000 bushels of wheat.

p.3 Not Working - grain elevators not working because of high winds.

-Shipwreck - The Crew Saved - sch. Marie ashore at Pultneyville. [Os. Times]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Oct 1873