The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1853

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p.2 Launch - The new bark belonging to Messrs. J. Boyd & Co. will be launched from the Marine Railway Yard tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.

Lake Shipping - A new three-masted schooner, called the Jesse Ann Hope, was launched at Port Stanley on the 17th inst. The new schooner is of 220 tons, and is intended to trade between Port Stanley and Montreal.

Toronto Harbor - Another break in the Peninsula - opposite Toronto - commonly called the island, occurred last week. The depth of the channel is found to be two feet, and the water is found to ebb and flow alternately into the Lake and Harbor. The conclusion therefore arrived at by professional men is, that the breach must either be filled up, or a Canal formed, protected by piers extending a considerable distance into the Lake.

Melancholy Accident - man drowned when yacht Sans Souci capsizes and sinks near foot of Amherst Island; second man floated to shore on hatch.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1853