The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 21 Aug. 1827, page 1


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York, (U.C.) July 15.

Wonderful Escape.--On Saturday last, just as the Canada was proceeding from Niagara, York, A. Heron, Esq. junior, editor of the Gleaner, undertook to put Captain Mundy, of the Wood Duck, on board. The skiff in which they had embarked coming in contact with the bow of the steam boat, upset, and both were drawn under the Canada! The wheels were stopt --the life boats were lowered, and about a minute and a half after they upset, Captain Munday arose apparently much exhausted.--Capt. Richardson darted off the jolly boat, and rescued him from his perilous situation.

After a fruitless search of some minutes without any prospect of the enlightened editor making his appearance, the boat proceeded--a moan was heard issuing from the larboard wheelhouse. The wheels were again stopt--the jolly boat lowered, and, to the astonishment of all on board, our brother editor was found clinging to the axle-tree!--he sustained no injury.


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Column 3
Date of Original:
21 Aug. 1827
Local identifier:
GLN.2751
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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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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Detroit Gazette (Detroit, MI), 21 Aug. 1827, page 1