Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, September 11, 1839,
A schooner was capsized opposite this town on Monday last, a strong gale from the South West prevailing at the time. She had neither cargo or ballast on board, and had she not been improperly managed the accident would not have occurred. No lives were lost; proper assistance was rendered from...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, May 10, 1841,
Ye steamers on the River Thames,
Though great your fame -- and loved your names--
And so wonderful your speed;
Take down your brooms, and own at last,
With deep hoarse groans, and flags half-mast,
That you are outdone at last.
Don't you see the dashing foam,
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Wednesday, June 1, 1842,
The ERIE. -- It is understood that the steamer STAR has been engaged for the purpose of recovering, if possible, the engine of the lost ERIE. The location where it sunk has been tolerably well marked out, and the prospect is, that the undertaking will prove successful. -- Buffalo ...
Western Herald (Sandwich, ON), Thursday, August 25, 1842,
THE LEXINGTON. -- The divers have found the remains of the ill-fated steamer, and have thoroughly examined the after part of the hold. The centre was covered by a part of the bow, which had broken off near the engine and fallen over on it. The men say that there is no sand in the ship, and...