The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1853

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p.2 Drowned - The Toronto Leader says Thomas Smith, one of the sailors belonging to the steamer Peerless, when going on board about ten o'clock on Thursday night, felll off the gangway and was drowned. He was a steady young man lately arrived from the West of Scotland. Verdict of the Inquest, by Coroner Duggan, in accordance with these facts. [Toronto Leader]

Steamer Sunk - The steamer Scotland, on her way down the river, with a cargo of wheat and flour, struck a rock early yesterday morning, near Fidlar's (sic - Fidler's ?) Elbow, and shortly after sank, but not in deep water.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 15, 1853