The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1874

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p.2 W.C. - 3.

p.3 The Harbor - arrivals at James Swift & Co.

-Ashore and Off - The schooner Jamaica , from Chicago to Cape Vincent with grain, which went ashore on Pigeon Island was yesterday taken off, and is now discharging at the Cape.

-Gale Disasters - 9 vessels said to be ashore on Lake Erie, including schooners Bolivia, Twin Sisters and Osborne.

-A Fast Sailing Freshwater Schooner - the Alice crossed from Bic to Scotland in 11 days; "Lake vessels being flat bottomed and carrying an immense spread of canvas, run very fast before the wind. In smooth water a certain clipper schooner with a strong breeze on Lake Ontario made 16 m.p.h. for 4 hours. [Witness]

-Imports - 3.

-str. Lillie Bernard foundered on Lake Superior on Thursday.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 Nov 1874