The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885

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p.5 The Late John Dickson - On Saturday morning, very soon after the str. Hero left Deseronto, a break took place in her boiler, and the water getting down on the fire created a steam and suffocated John Dickson, the fireman, a son of John Dickson, shoemaker, Ontario St., Kingston. No one else was hurt. A tug took the steamer in tow...

- towed to Kingston by tug Rescue; Dickson "had been employed on steam ferries, had fired upon the Pierrepont, and subsequently entered the service of the Montreal Transportation Co."...

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Rick Neilson
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 3, 1885