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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1851

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Collision on Lake Erie - Schooner Saratoga Sunk.

Three Lives Lost.

Cleveland, Oct. 24th

About four o'clock yesterday morning, the steamer Buckeye State and the schooner Saratoga, came in collision above Long Point, on the Canada side of the Lake. The latter was laden with 8000 bushels corn, and filled and sank immediately. Three lives is lost. No blame is said to be attached to the officers of the Buckeye State.


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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1851