The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1854


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p.2 The Late Storm - Loss of Schooner Duke, And Five Lives - From the Toronto Patriot of Thursday morning we cut the following:-

"The schooner Duke, belonging, we believe, to Darlington, left Maitland's wharf on the afternoon of Tuesday, and had proceeded as far down the Lake as the Highlands, when the squall came on, being (we believe) in ballast, she was struck and upset by the squall, and melancholy to relate, five persons were drowned.

Yesterday morning, as the Magnet was coming up the lake, the Captain observed some object in the Lake, and immediately made for it, and succeeded in picking up a poor fellow, who had belonged to the unfortunate schooner, but by some means or other had got into one of her boats when she upset. He was immediately taken on board and cared for. From the fatigues which he has undergone, he lies in a very precarious position." [Toronto Patriot]

July 10, 1854

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Date of Original:
July 8, 1854
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KN.19723
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 8, 1854