The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1862

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p.2 When the Passport left Montreal on Wednesday a steam pump was at work attempting to raise the Empress. At the time of departure however, sufficient water had not been pumped out to float the vessel.

Goderich, Aug. 19th - The brig Napier ran ashore on Saugin on Saturday. The steamer Kaloolah went to get her off, and is now in a bad condition.

-The St. Catherines Journal says:- We are informed that the captains of several Canadian vessels in the coal trade refuse to return to Erie until 'matters and things in general' assume a more peaceable and safe aspect over there. The captain of the brig John Young had to leave in the middle of the night, in order to prevent his vessel being taken possession of by the skedaddlers, to enable them to escape the draft. Society is represented to be in a most unsettled and dangerous state in Erie - the chance for a grand row being very good.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 22, 1862