The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), August 29, 1839

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Explanation Of The Steam Boat Collision - The Oswego Herald contains an account of the collision between the United States and the Great Britain, mentioned in our last, by which it appears that the accident was not intentional, on the part of the former. The two boats have been accustomed to pass each other, at a considerable distance, the Britain on the outside, and she kept the same side in this case; but, as they were so near, the States thought to pass on the right, according to the general law or usage in navigation, and thus the collision occurred. It is satisfactory to know, that it was not intentional. The Britain resumed her trips last Saturday. - Kingst. Her

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Peter Warwick
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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), August 29, 1839