The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1829

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p.2 an account of progress along the Rideau Canal will appear in Perth Examiner.

Yesterday morning an Inquest was held on the body of John Crowthers, a seaman on board the Charwell. On Wednesday evening as the boat of the Charwell was coming to the wharf to take the deceased and some other men on board, he, thinking the boat was nearer to him than it really was, attempted to leap on board, but fell into the water and was unfortunately drowned. Verdict. "Accidentally drowned."

Sunday last being the Anniversary of our Most Gracious Sovereign's Coronation, the Royal Standard was hoisted from the Commodore's fleet in the harbour, and the usual salute fired from the Dock Yard Battery. The fleet were decorated with their various flags, and presented a very tasteful and magnificent display...

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Rick Neilson
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Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1829