The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1863

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p.2 Accident In the Canal - On Saturday morning the prop Colonist, on her downward trip, broke two gates in lock No. 5, Beauharnois canal, and a number of steamers, barges and sailing vessels, going through, were detained about 24 hours in consequence. Among the detained boats were the Passport, which did not arrive here till yesterday morning. She left at 9 o'clock for Toronto and Hamilton, with a number of passengers.

Steamer Boston - This steamer has been sold for the sum of $20,000 to a company, who intend to fit her out for ocean service. A party of Americans have offered $25,000 for the Bowmanville, but her owner holds out for a higher price - $27,000 it is said.

p.3 Imports - 16.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1863