The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869

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The boat "Simeon Walker," of Greene, sank at the Stone Quarry Dock, four miles below this village, on Thursday forenoon last. She was loaded with stone and had on part of a load when the sides gave away, sinking her in the same manner as on the one that sunk in the village last fall. Five men were on the boat at the time, but managed to escape without a ducking. The boat was new and built expressly for carrying stone, and was the first time that it was ever loaded. She was owned by Simeon Walker, of Greene, wose loss is about $1,200. The stone were owned by Mr. Beardsley of this village, and were going to Utica. His loss is about $200. Boats can now pass, but the level will probably have to be drawn off stopping navigation for a short time.

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Richard Palmer
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Oxford Times (Greene, NY), Wed., June 2, 1869