The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837


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A severe gale was experienced on Lake Ontario on Thursday and Friday of last week. The loss of property in the neighbourhood of Kingston was estimated at £5,000. The steamboat Bytown was driven ashore, by which the deck saloon was carried away, and the Captain lost his trunk containing £2000 of this own money, and £1,000 belonging to the Commercial Bank. Two barges were sunk, one laden with flour and the other containing 137 barrels of potash. The steamboat Cobourg was driven ashore. - Kingston Paper


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
November 9, 1837
Local identifier:
GLN.3662
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Peter Warwick
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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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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), November 9, 1837