The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 11,1886

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The End a Sad One

Woodville, Dec. 10. There was a romance in the life and death of a young Hugh McKay, captain of the ill fated Ariadne, which went ashore near hear last week, Wednesday. During the season the Ariadne has traded more or less between Toronto and Waupaw island on the north shore. During one of these trips young McKay became acquainted with a young lady school teacher there. The acquaintance ripened into love, and it was given out a short time ago that the young couple would be married at Christmas time. Preparations being made for the happy event when McKay’s affianced received the sad news that he had met his death in the icy waters of Lake Ontario. The young lady is said to be almost crazy with grief over the loss of her intended husband.

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Richard Palmer
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Watertown Herald (Watertown, NY), Saturday Dec. 11,1886