The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1859


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p.2 City Council - Councillor Berry once was a part owner of a boat with Mr. Anglin.

p.3 Loss of the Linnie Powell - In noticing several accidents by the late severe gales, we stated that a vessel of Port Dover had been lost on the night of the 18th ultimo, near Buffalo. This vessel was the Linnie Powell, owned by W. & B. Powell, of Dover, John McManus captain. She was an excellent vessel, and nearly new. She left Dover on the 17th, for Port Colborne, and a storm arising, was driven out of her course. The storm increased in violence, and Capt. McManus deemed it expedient to run her ashore at a point where there was a good sandy beach. In the fierce snow storm, however, the vessel was driven ashore some two miles from this place, against a bold shore, and the crew having taken to the rigging, Capt. McManus caught a tree growing from the high bank, and gained the shore, and then aided one of the crew out of the rigging. In attempting to bring off another from the same position the tree gave way, and he was precipitated into the water, between the shore and the vessel, which, careening shoreward at the moment, destroyed every hope of his being saved, and he sank to perish in an attempt to save his fellow. He was an experienced seaman, and very much respected at Dover, where he leaves a wife and two children to mourn his loss. The vessel, we understand, will be saved without much damage. [Simcoe Standard]

p.4 The Tyler Trial - the U.S. Marshall who killed Capt. Jones of Concord. [Detroit Advertiser]


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April 15, 1859
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Rick Neilson
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Weekly Chronicle & News (Kingston, ON), April 15, 1859