The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 8, 1867


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p.2 Montreal, May 8th - The Grecian struck a rock while shooting the Lachine Rapids yesterday, and began to fill rapidly. She was then run upon a sandbank. Her main deck is above water. It is supposed she will be in running order in about ten days. No lives lost. A steamer was despatched for the passengers this morning.

Sailboat Upset - Mr. Dunlop, a lighthouse keeper, who lives on Nine Mile Point in boat which upset off Kinghorn's wharf; both men saved.

Steamer Grecian Sunk - The steamer Grrecian, which left here yesterday morning for Montreal, struck when entering the Lachine rapid last evening, and now lies at the foot of the rapid in a favorable position. A telegram to Honorable John Hamilton gives the above facts, and states further that the passengers and baggage are all saved. Steps will be taken to raise the steamer, and it is expected that she will be enabled to resume her trips in a few days.

Arrivals - 7,8; Exports - 7,8.

p.3 ad - For Toronto and Hamilton - Royal Mail Through Line - str. Kingston, Capt. A. Dunlop.


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Date of Original:
May 8, 1867
Local identifier:
KN.25103
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), May 8, 1867