The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1811

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p.1 story of loss of Speedy - left York on Oct. 7th, 1807 (sic) for Newcastle, caught in storm, lost; "The binnacle, topmasts and hencoops were picked up on the opposite side of the Lake."

also a poem about this tragedy - 22 verses of 4 lines each.

also mentions that vessel Washington was lost the year before.

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), June 18, 1811