The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Dec. 8, 1886

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Mrs. McKay Returns Thanks.

The remains of young Hugh McKay, Captain of the wrecked schooner Ariadne, which went on the beach at Stony Point last Wednesday night, has been recovered. Mrs. Southerland McKay, his mother, was in this city yesterday and left yesterday afternoon for Woodville. She will pass through this city today with the bodies of her husband and son, which will be buried at Toronto. Mrs. McKay wishes to express through the Palladium her sincere thanks to Capt. Blackburn of the life saving station and the good people of Woodville, who so kindly cared for the remains and the uniform kindness and courtesy with which they received her.

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*Ariadne was built by Foster at Port Burwell, Ont. in 1867 (90'x22'x 8' 158 tons). The Cortez, (US) #4930 , built at Oswego by Navagh in 1866, 309 tons) also mentioned in the article, was wrecked nearby on Nov. 12, 1880. All eight members of the crew were rescued by the U.S. Life Saving Service crew at Big Sandy Station.
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Wed., Dec. 8, 1886
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Richard Palmer
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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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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), Wed., Dec. 8, 1886