The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1849

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p.2 Distressing Accident - ..."a small sail boat, with three young men on board, came in collision with the Long Island Ferry Steamer, in mid channel when sad to say the sail boat went down..." and two were drowned.

p.3 The American schooner J.V. Brown, C.W. Howard master, burthen 238 tons, arrived in our port on Saturday last, direct from Toledo, Ohio, from whence the trip was made in 7 days and a half. The vessel, we understand, is loaded with Indian corn to Messrs. Holmes, Young and Knapp. [Montreal Herald]

Fatal Accident - On Friday last, while a barge was passing down the river opposite Lachine, the boom gave a sudden sweep, carrying 2 men overboard. No assistance being at hand they were both drowned. On Sunday their bodies were found at the entrance of the Lachine canal. The coroner, C.J. Coursol Esq., and jury, held an inquest. Verdict - accidental drowning.

Port of Kingston.

August 1st - Str. Ontario, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Aug. 2nd - Schr. Jane & Eliza, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Schr. Victory, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Through To Montreal By Daylight!

The Fast Sailing Steamer


Will leave Kingston for Montreal, on Saturday morning, August 4th, at half-past five o'clock, and make the trip through by daylight.


Glassford's Wharf, Kingston Aug. 2nd, 1849.


On Saturday, 11th August, at 12 o'clock, noon, will be sold the Schooner THAMES, now lying at Browne's Wharf, with Anchor, Sails, etc. complete, seized by virtue of an Execution issued out of the Court of Queen's Bench, and to me directed.

T.A. CORBETT, Sheriff Midland Dist.

Sheriff's Office, 2nd August, 1849.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1849