The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1848

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p.2 The lake steamer Pacific was towed into Cleveland some days ago, having been entirely disabled by an accident to her machinery. While the passengers were at dinner the walking beam parted, and large portions of it fell through the cabin, deck, etc. The cylinder head was also torn off, and a great quantity of steam immediately filled the cabin, causing the passengers to desert it immediately. No one was hurt, but several providential escapes occurred. The damage is about $3000.

steamer Oldfield ashore at St. Ann's.

Letters On The Ottawa - Letter No. VI - ....To Captain Cumming, of the Emerald, Mr. Looney, of the Oregon (the Captain being absent) Captain Patterson of the Porcupine, and Captain Lawless of the Prince Albert, I am under deep obligations, for their uniform attention and politeness.... mentions the slides on the Ottawa, etc. (2 1/2 columns)


Kingston Marine List.

Vessels Arrived In Port.

Sept.13th - Str. Prince of Wales, Belleville, gen. cargo.

14th - Schr. Acorn, Port Darlington, 375 bbls. flour, 14 bbls. pot ashes.

Str. Farmer, Cape Vincent, passengers and baggage.

Str. Ontario, Oswego, passengers and baggage.

15th - Str. Magnet, Hamilton, 15 bbls. apples, passengers and baggage.

Str. Ottawa, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Schr. Perry, Whitby, 870 bbls. flour, 6 tons bran, Macpherson & Crane.

16th - Schr. Belle, Chatham, 3792 bush. wheat, John H. Greer & Co.

Schr. M. Miller, St. Catharines, 1258 bbls. flour, 21 1/2 tons bran, McPherson and McIntosh.

Schr. Keeper, Thorold, 1551 bbls. flour, McCuaig & Co.

Schr. Primrose, Wellington, 250 bush. barley, Mr. Patterson.

Schr. C. Bagot, Port Stanley, 6359 bush. wheat, Hooker & Henderson.

Schr. England, St. Catharines, 1300 bbls. flour, McCuaig & Co.

Schr. Jane Eliza, Niagara, 5160 bush. fall wheat, Macpherson & Crane.

Str. Queen Victoria, Belleville, gen. cargo.

17th - Str. Passport, Lachine, gen. cargo.

18th - Brigantine Liverpool, Hamilton, 63 pieces timber, 200 stoves, and 1 steamboat engine, Calvin, Cook & Co.

19th - Schr. Arabella, Oswego, 146 bbls. salt, Wm. Anglen.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 23, 1848