The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1846


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p.2 A portion of a mast, with some rigging attached, was one day last week found about two miles from this place down the Lake, on the American side. It is supposed, from its size, to have belonged to the schooner Thistle, which was lost, with all on board, several weeks ago, when on a voyage from Kingston to Hamilton. [Niagara Chronicle]

Hamilton Journal & Express gives information for Port of Hamilton - duties collected on imports for 1845.

British Canadian gives a partial statement for port of Toronto.

An Inquest was held last Tuesday on view of the body of a man who fell from the rigging of the barque Eleonora on Friday the 6th inst. as mentioned in our last. It appears that the deceased on that day climbed up the rigging of the above named vessel, in a state of intoxication, and that, by a part of the rigging slipping, he was precipitated on the ice below - the concussion consequent on the fall having reduced him to a state of insensibility. He was carried to the Infirmary, where he received the kindest attention and the most skilled medical aid. He lingered till the 9th. He was respectably interred on the 10th by the Merchant Seamen's Society, and the last tribute of respect was paid to him by a large number of his seafaring brethren following his remains to the grave. The name of the man is yet unknown, but from information obtained from him by the surgeon in attendance, he is supposed to be a German sailor of the name of Frederick Lohr, who once resided in Cincinnati. [Herald]

p.3 Government Notice - Tenders called for a clinker built boat 22 feet 6 inches x 5 feet 6 inches x 2 feet 2 inches.

Government Notice - for transport by steamboat and barge, on Ottawa and Rideau Rivers, between Montreal and Kingston, during the season of 1846.


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Date of Original:
Feb. 19, 1846
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KN.3992
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Kingston News (Kingston, ON), Feb. 19, 1846