The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1869

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p.2 Accident To The Grecian - Beauharnois, May 18th - The steamer Grecian struck on Split Rock this morning and sunk in twenty feet of water. Passengers all safe. She now lies opposite Biscon Point, about six miles west of here.

Shipping News - The schooners Azon (sic - Azov ?) and St. Lawrence left Garden Island last night for up lake. The bark Winslow, from Saginaw to Ogdensburgh with lumber, is ashore at the Sisters near Brockville. The steamer St. Helen and steamer Grecian touched at Swift's wharf on their passage down, the latter having on board F. Battery of artillery from Toronto. The schooner Prince Edward has completed her cargo of wood at Swift's wharf for Toronto, and will leave this evening. The schooner Eureka is unloading at the elevator at the M.T. Company's wharf. The E. Kanter is loading pig iron at the same wharf for Chicago. The tug Glide left last night with the barges Fortitude and Corn Crib for Montreal with 30,000 bush wheat. The schooner Annie Minnes, wood laden, will leave the Commercial wharf this evening for Toronto. The schooner Northumberland has proceeded to Glassford & Jones' wharf to unload her cargo of wheat. The schooner Mail arrived at the same wharf today from Toronto with 5,000 bush wheat. The barges Dixie and Consolation left Glassford & Jones' wharf this evening with 29,000 bush of wheat and corn. The steamer City of Ottawa arrived this afternoon from Ottawa by the Rideau Canal route.

The following vessels passed through the Welland Canal, May 18th:

Down - Schs. Eliza White, Port Rowan, Kingston; Dreadnought, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Great West, Chicago, Oswego, corn; props City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, gen cargo; City of New York, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, gen cargo; schs. J.G. Beard, Owen Sound, Kingston, wheat; Annie Craig, Chatham, Kingston, timber.

Up - Schs. Stampede, Port Colborne, Chicago, light; J.H. Drake, Port Colborne, Detroit, light; Maumee Valley, Oswego, Cleveland, salt; prop Nashua, Oswego, Chicago, gen cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 18, 1869