The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Herald (Barrie, ON), May 17, 1854

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THE STEAMER KALOOLAH This boat left Sturgeon Bay on Saturday last the 30th inst. On her first trip for the Season to Sault St Marie having about eighty passengers on board. Shortly after sunset on that day, then being about thirty miles from Owen Sound and about five miles from the north shore of St. Vicent the vessel got beset with broken ice to such an extent that further progress was impossible and after buffeting the ice and experiencing strong variable winds for a period of thirty-six hours drifted within a few miles of the Watcher Islands, on the east coast of Georgian Bay. The boat then got clear and returned to Penetanguishene where she arrived on Monday at 6 P.M. All safe and well. She leaves again at her usual time viz Saturday the 20th inst

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Bill Hester
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Herald (Barrie, ON), May 17, 1854