The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1854

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p.2 Capt. James Farewell has now nearly completed a splendid fore-and-aft schooner near Oshawa, of 123 feet keel, 10 feet 4 inches hold and 25 feet 6 inches beam.

Launch - Capt. Gaskin's new barque will be launched from the Marine Railway Shipyard on Saturday next, at 3 p.m. We are pleased to learn that a set of colors for the ship is about to be presented to the Captain by the merchants of the city in testimony of their appreciation of his enterprize.

Loss of the Schooner Luther Wright - The Detroit Times learns that the schooner Luther Wright was lost in Lake Huron last week, and that all hands on board perished. She had on board over 200 tons of iron. Several other vessels that went out at the same time were compelled to put back in consequence of the ice. The Wright was owned in Chicago. [Detroit Times]

Port of Kingston - Imports - 22nd - Str. John Counter, Cape Vincent - (general cargo)

Schr. Caledonia, Oshawa - 100 barrels Flour, A. Begg.

24th - Schr. Champion, Newcastle - 1120 barrels flour, D. McIntosh.

Schr. Leander, Cleveland - 268 tons coal, R. Wallace.

Schr. Pomona, Detroit - 3747 bbls 68 hf bbls flour, A. Reid.

Dunkirk, April 21st - The propeller Princeton, hence to Detroit, loaded with merchandise, sunk in the ice at Barcelon; some of the crew are on the ice endeavoring to get ashore; not known yet that any lives are lost.

Items - In the case of White vs Brown, for libel, in the matter of the Port Hope Harbor job, the jury was unable to agree, and were therefore discharged.

Nothing has yet been heard of the Ardelia, and it is all but certain that she has gone down with all on board. The Scotland is safe.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 26, 1854