The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1852

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p.2 letter to editor about steamer Bay of Quinte, taking Gildersleeve to task for using American labor and products.

-Burning of the Steamer Ireland - The Propeller Ireland, Capt. Duncan, which left this port last evening, with a cargo of sugar for Montreal, and a lot of empty puncheons for Kingston, took fire off Cape Rouge, at 10 P.M. and was burned to the waters edge. The crew and passengers were saved, but lost all their property on board. We understand she was owned by Mr. Morton of Kingston. [Quebec Mercury]

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 Aug 1852