The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1821


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p.3 During the fog on Monday morning the Steam Boat Frontenac, after a stormy passage of 43 hours from Niagara, struck the ground off Point Frederick, as she was entering the harbour. She was got off the next day with some difficulty, but happily without sustaining any injury.

A Card - The Committee of Management for the Steam Boat Frontenac beg leave publicly to express their acknowledgements to Captain Barrie, and the officers of His Majesty's Naval Yard, for the very prompt and effective assistance rendered on Monday last, when the Steam Boat had the misfortune to ground on the shoal off Point Frederick.

Kingston, 29th August, 1821.

Melancholy Accident - pedlar falls off the gangway of steam boat Charlotte at Brockville and drowns; Capt. Gildersleeve jumped in to try to save him, but failed.


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Date of Original:
Aug. 31, 1821
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KN.533
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), Aug. 31, 1821