The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1873

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

-Died - on str. Cumberland, Capt. John P. Robson, in 59th year of age, body to be returned to Portsmouth, near Kingston.

-A Gale - Spartan detained.

-Bad Season - for fall freight and passenger business.

-Ashore - sch. Ariadne ashore at Bond Head, north shore; the new sch. Picton ashore at Presqu'Isle, not on Salmon Point, coal laden, no lives lost, Capt. Courneau working at wreck.

-Hauled Out - The sch. Cecilia Jeffreys had to be hauled on the ways on Saturday night before the damaged cargo was discharged, as Capt. Donnelly found that she was sinking.

-Driven Ashore - Pride of America has been twice on Pt. Frederick and now ashore at Murney Pt.

-The Andes - this sch. supposed to be sunk on Lake Ontario, loaded with grain, belonging to Detroit. [Clayton Independent]

-sch. Sultan, Capt. Stalker, wrecked by striking pier at Port Hope.

-sch. Nicholas sunk 10 miles from Leamington, crew picked off rigging by a tug.

p.3 Lost & Saved - 2 men washed overboard from sch. Hungarian, and then washed back on. [Detroit Post]

-Imports - 24,25.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Oct 1873