The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1829

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p.191 According to the opinion of the Attorney General of Lower Canada, published in the Brockville Gazette of the 16th inst., vessels, boats, etc. belonging to this Province, and laden with the produce thereof, are not bound to "report or enter at the Coteau du Lac, or any other Inland Port, and therefore the fees complained of as being exacted by the Collector, need not be incurred. [U.C. Herald]

We regret to learn that the Steamer Niagara has met with an accident which will probably detain her in port for some time. A part of the machinery called the cross-head is broken.

[U.C. Herald]

The Steam Boat Pioneer, in coming up from the Falls of Niagara on Tuesday week, about 8 P.M. ran on an ice breaker opposite the ferry at Black Rock, and sunk in a few minutes, in ten feet water. The whole of the passengers were saved. The Pioneer has since been raised. [Buffalo paper]

Wreck - The schr. Dauntless, Capt. Arquet, of Kettle Creek, U.C. was upset in a squall off Erie, about sundown last evening, and immediately filled. There were twelve persons on board, who were saved by the humane and spirited exertions of Capt. Wright and crew, of the steamboat Wm. Penn. Capt. W. was so near at the moment as to witness the accident, but for which fortunate circumstance the people must all have been lost, as there was a high sea, and the wreck disappeared before the boat which took them up had reached the Penn. The Dauntless was owned by Messrs. Warren & Hamilton, of Kettle Creek, was a light vessel, only 40 tons burden, and had no cargo save 19 barrels of potash. The captain, passengers and crew lost all their clothes and other effects including several hundred dollars in specie. [Buffalo paper]

Welland Canal - waters of Grand River let into canal. [Farmer's Journal]

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Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), Oct. 23, 1829