The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chicago Democrat (Chicago, IL), 16 July 1834

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The Steam Boat Pioneer Lost. - The S. B. Pioneer was wrecked on Wednesday, the 9th inst. in a very severe blow, on the bar at the mouth of the St. Joseph River, where she was laying at anchor when the blow commenced. She had just taken her passengers on board, preparatory to start for this place. There were twenty souls on board, none of whom were lost, all having been rescued by the gallant efforts of Capt. Dingley, of the Marengo, and his generous crew, to whom, the passengers, whom they saved, have expressed their gratitude in another column of this paper.

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Capt. Dingley's first name was Mason.
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16 July 1834
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Robert Myers
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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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Chicago Democrat (Chicago, IL), 16 July 1834