The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1849


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p.2 The Steamer Empire State - This steamer has received no material injury from her recent accident on Lake Michigan. A number of the first ship-builders and masters of vessels at Buffalo have examined her, and found the hull and upper works in good order. A single plank knocked out of her bottom was the occasion of her sinking. In a short time she will take the lakes again as "good as new." [Oswego Times]

Steamer Canada - A few days since the Detroit Journal mentioned that the steamer Canada had been seized for smuggling, and was to be sold by the United States marshal. The same paper of Tuesday last says that the Canada was to leave Detroit on Wednesday, direct for Buffalo in connection with the Michigan Central railroad.

p.3 Empire State - This splendid steamer, whose total loss was published in our last number, passed downwards on Monday morning; from which it would appear that the injuries sustained by her during the late storm, were not of so serious a nature as was generally believed. [Niagara Chronicle]

Port of Kingston.

Sept. 1st - Str. Bay State, Oswego, gen. cargo.

Str. Niagara, Ogdensburgh, passengers and baggage.

Sept. 3rd - Schr. Royal Susan, Oswego, in ballast, McKay.

Scow Mohawk Chief, Oswego, in ballast, John Allen.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 4, 1849
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KN.5763
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 4, 1849