The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1851

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p.2 Steamboat Accident - The steamer St. Lawrence, Capt. Howard, on her last voyage down the river, was sunk in Lake St. Francis, by coming in collision with the freight steamer Britannia. The St. Lawrence lies in twenty feet water, but is fully insured. No particulars of the accident, except that no lives were lost.


7th - Schr. May Flower, Wellington, 1500 bush. wheat, 600 bush. rye, 60 bbls. whitefish, James Morton.

8th - Str. Bay State, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Str. Champion, Ogdensburgh, mixed cargo.

Schr. Ellen, South Bay, 2910 bush. rye, 120 do. barley, 31 bbls. apples, P.F. McCuaig.


8th - Str. Bay State, Oswego, passengers and baggage.

p.3 Collision - We learn, says the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser, that the steamer Ohio and schooner Oneida came in contact off Black River Point last night, by which the Oneida suffered sufficient damage to fill her, but being loaded with lumber did not sink. The Ohio had her upper works damaged considerably. She towed the Oneida into Cleveland.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 10, 1851