The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1861

Full Text

p.2 A private letter received at Kingston from the chief mate of the sch. Thomas Parke, of Amherstburg, that sailed with a cargo of wheat from Milwaukee and left Quebec on the 20th November, reports her arrival at Bearhaven ?, Ireland, on the 29th Dec., after a stormy passage of 39 days. The mate writes that heavy gales were experienced from the eastward during the entire passage. The sch. lost foretopmast, boat and watercasks, and was short of provisions. Part of the crew were frostbitten.

-Mr. John Meagher of this city, the owner of the steamer Boston, which was sunk in ascending the St. Lawrence some 18 months ago, has obtained verdicts against 2 insurance companies in the assize court at Toronto. Against the Etna Company a verdict of $5400 was returned by the jury. Against the Home Company a verdict was entered by consent in $3,240. Both verdicts are subject to the opinion of the court on a point raised during the trial against the Aetna Company.

Media Type:
Item Type:
Date of Original:
Jan. 22, 1861
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Rick Neilson
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Daily News (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1861