The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1879

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p.3 Struck a Rock - The steamboat Corinthian, of the Richelieu Line, in coming down the Split Rock Rapids at the Cedars on Sunday afternoon grazed a rock. The shock caused thereby was plainly discernible by all on board. The sensation was the more keenly felt and reflected upon, inasmuch as the same steamer encountered a squall in the Lachine Rapids, but a few days previously in which the skill of the Captain and pilots was tested to the utmost.

Wind Wafts - The new steamer, belonging to Messrs. Rathbun at Mill Pt., has been launched and will be ready for sailing on the Bay of Quinte by the first of August.

Passengers - crowding Royal Mail line steamers.

Police Court - two sailors charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Welland Canal - Bound Up - schrs. Jennie Graham, Kingston, Toledo, light; Gibraltar, do; Lisgar, do, Port Colborne, light.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1879