The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1853

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p.2 schooner Canada, Wylie, master, bound for Lake Erie, wrecked below Dickinson's Landing, a total wreck, owned by Mr. Hunt, of Chatham.

-brig Irwin sunk in 12' water at mouth of Welland Canal.

-Bay of Quinte busy, 27 vessels seen at once; most are in lumber business.

-Boston replaces Ocean Wave on Ogdensburgh route.

-Whitby, June 16 - The steamer Mayflower, when attempting to cross the bow of the Princess Royal this P.M. about 3 o'clock, two miles East of the Peninsula, was struck a little forward of midships. Damage not great, and no personal injury. Captain Kerr stopped his Engine and thus avoided serious damage; had he not done so the Mayflower must have gone down.

-Imports - 16; Exports 16.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 17 Jun 1853