The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1878

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p.2 Vessel Accidents - schr. Simpson of Milwaukee beached near Ludington, Michigan; two schooners beached near Lincoln; prop. Nashua broke down off Pointe aux Sable, sailed into harbour.

Ice Boating - first club in Canada formed Tuesday night at Trenton.

p.3 Laid Up - str. Kincardine - freight rates too low.

Prop. Aground - Milwaukee on shoal on north-east side of Battery Tower, pulled off by tugs H.M. Mixer and Lady Franklin.

Nov. 2, 1878

p.2 Loss of A Schooner - Star of Cobourg struck pier at Charlotte during storm, cost $15,000; had load of wheat and peas; insured for $7,500.

p.3 W.W. - prop. Cuba aground at Ogdensburg, pulled off by ferry steamer Armstrong.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 1 Nov 1878