Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1838
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p.2 steam boat Brockville ran aground at the foot of Grenadier Island last week, and after a detention was taken off by the Cobourg. The steam boat Dolphin went yesterday to the rapids, and take the place of the Brougham between the Cascades and Lachine.
Invasion of Upper Canada by the Americans - 800 patriots and sympathizers were landed by the American steam boats United States and Oneida, towing some schooners, and effected a landing below Prescott, steamer United States disabled by Government Steamer Experiment, afterwards the Patriot force landed with 2 cannon at the windmill below Prescott; Mr. Hitchcock's ferry boats are prevented from running at Cape Vincent; Capt. Sandom with Steam Boat Experiment, the Bull-frog and gunboats went to expel the invaders; this morning the steam boats Brockville and Kingston left with part of the 83rd Regt.
p.3 The schooner Red Rover with a general cargo, and belonging to B. Flint, Esq. Belleville, was totally wrecked last Wednesday night at Scobell's wharf. The wind blew a gale from the south, as the schooner was at anchor in the harbour. - Being old and unseaworthy, the swell tore out her windlass, when she drifted to the windward of the wharf and broke to pieces. Part of the cargo has been saved.
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- Rick Neilson
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