The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 15 Oct, 1874

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A COINCIDENCE. - Speaking of the strange coincidence of vessels of the same name meeting with mishaps at the same time, we have noticed a remarkable one within the past week. Monday of last week the prop Lake Ontario went aground in Lake Erie; Tuesday the steamer Ontario went aground in the Detroit River; Thursday the steamer Ontario Queen was hard aground in the St. Lawrence; Friday the schooner Ontario lost her jibboom, and the last number of the Nautical Gazette states that the steamship Ontario was disabled at sea on Sunday, the 3rd inst. - Chicago Journal.

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Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 15 Oct, 1874