The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1863

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p.2 A Challenge - yacht Gladiator challenges Cobourg yacht Garibaldi, for $4,000.

Drowned - Intelligence was received in the city yesterday that Nathaniel Montgomery, mate of the steamer Bowmanville, was drowned by falling overboard on the voyage to Hamilton. It was also reported yesterday morning that two men had fallen from the jibboom of the propeller Avon, on her upward trip, and that one of them, Wellington Rogers, was drowned.

-The steamer Kingston arrived yesterday evening from Montreal with a fair passenger list and a large cargo. A number of immigrants were expected to come on the Kingston, but they were not up to time and had to remain till the sailing of another boat. It is said that the Passport, which will leave here tomorrow, has engaged to bring up a very large number of immigrants bound to the west.

-The str. Ottawa arrived from Montreal with 4 barges in tow for Messrs. Glassford, Jones & Co., and the William with four scows for Messrs. Anderson & Ford.

p.3 Storm and Damage to Shipping - at Hamilton - sch. Orion, loaded with staves for Kingston, pounded against wharf until water entered, sunk to decks; small vessel E. Wilson had jibboom broken off short by schooner running into her.

Arrivals - 6.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 9, 1863