The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867

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The steamer "Watertown" made another trip to Grenadier island yesterday morning, but did not receive any more of the dead bodies. The body of one of the deckhands who were lost in the lifeboat was recovered the day before, in a mangled condition, and brought to Cape Vincent. It is supposed that the unfortunate drowned man was sucked under the wheel of the boat after he had been thrown into the water along with his 25 companions, and met a violent death. A portion of his clothing was found hanging in the wheel after the disaster.

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May 29, 1867
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Richard Palmer
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1867