The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1853

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p.2 Launch - Another launch, we understand, will take place from the Marine Railway yard on Thursday at 3 o'clock. The vessel to be launched is the one which has been built for W. Meyers, Esq., of the Trent. She is of about 300 tons measurement, fore-and-aft rig, and of a very handsome model.

A New Propeller - A propeller was launched at Cape Vincent on Thursday last, and named the St. Nicholas. The new vessel has capacity for about 3,500 bls flour, is 145 feet in length with 26 feet beam. The Rome Sentinel speaks highly of the model and workmanship of the St. Nicholas.

Disaster on Lake Ontario - Rochester, May 6th - The schooner Vincennes, from Sandusky to Oswego, loaded with wheat, flour and ashes, went ashore near the piers at the mouth of the Genesee River, yesterday, and her cargo was much damaged.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1853