The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 23, 1861


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p.2 The str. Ranger came into port yesterday morning and reported the prop Banshee lost during the night close to Timber Island, while on her way down the lake with a cargo of wheat. From what we learn, the machinery of the Banshee became disabled, and she became unmanageable in the heavy seas produced by a violent gale, and either sprang a leak or swamped. The vessel lies in 18' of water, in a good position to be raised. The crew got safely ashore in the boats to Timber Island, except one man, a passenger, who was drowned, but whose name was not given. The Banshee was a vessel of small tonnage, and was owned in St. Thomas.

-yacht race at Hamilton.

Customs Imports -

p.3 The Yacht Wave - raised and towed into harbor. [Leader]


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Date of Original:
Aug. 23, 1861
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KN.23669
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), Aug. 23, 1861