The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 16, 1853


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p.2 Another Sail Boat Accident - small sail-boat run down by schooner Nonsuch about 3/4 of a mile from shore; Horsey survives, Thorn (later changed to Thom) drowns.

Case of the Steamer Atlantic - The Buffalo Express gives the result of the trial as follows: We learn from a private telegraph dispatch, received yesterday afternoon, dated Cleveland, May 10th, that the suit pending at Columbus between the owners of the steamer Atlantic and the owners of the propeller Ogdensburgh, growing out of the collision last season, has been decided in favor of the owners of the propeller, and judgement renderred against the Wards for 3000 dollars and costs.

Launch - The new barque Danube, built for Messrs. M. Merrick & Co., was launched from the shipyard of Baker & Co. She is of the largest class sail vessel on Lake Ontario, measuring about 400 tons, with 134 feet keel, 25 1/2 feet beam, and 11 1/2 feet hold, and will fill the Welland Canal locks. She was launched in fine style, with her spars in, and is one of the most staunch built and capacious vessels on the Lake, alike creditable to the enterprising builders and proprietors. She is fitting out in the West harbor, and will be ready for navigation in a few days. [Oswego Times]

Wolfe Island Railway and Canal - A Meeting of the Stockholders of the Wolfe Island Railway and Canal Company will be held at the office of the undersigned, on Clarence Street, on Monday the 6th day of June next, at the hour of 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing Directors for the ensuing year.

W.A. GEDDES, Sec. etc.

Kingston, 13th May, 1853.


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Date of Original:
May 16, 1853
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KN.19538
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 16, 1853