Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kent (Steamboat), aground, 16 Jul 1844
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The Canadian steamer KENT, Capt. Lane, running on the route between this city and Amherstburgh, ran ashore during a fog some 18 miles west of Grand River, C. W., on Monday evening last. No injury other than to leave the boat in an awkward and perhaps critical situation.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 18, 1844 2 - 1

      The Steamboat KENT, which went ashore at Grand River on the Canada side, has been gotten off and resumed her trips.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      July 22, 1844

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Kent (Steamboat), aground, 16 Jul 1844