The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1877

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p.2 From Kingston to Rochester, N.Y. - Cheapest and Best Excursion Of The Season - August 8th, on Str. Hastings - $1 return.

Y.M.C.A. Excursion to Well's Island - steamer Maud - details.

Cheap Excursion to Temperance Camp Meeting, 1,000 Island Park, on Aug. 6th by steamer Hastings.

p.3 Yachting At Belleville - Mr. George Offord is in Belleville, and was to sail his yacht Emma in the regatta today. The Zitella was unable to go to Belleville, owing to having broken her mast.

Presentation To Capt. Simmonds - On Monday afternoon the Ottawa gentlemen who subscribed to the testimonial to Capt. Simmonds, of the steamer Queen, met in the Temperance Hall, Rideau street, and made the presentation. The gift consisted of a very handsome gold medal, bearing the inscription, "Presented by Loyalists of Ottawa to Capt. Thos. Simmonds, for his patriotism in maintaining the honour of the British flag, on board the steamer Queen Victoria, 2nd July, 1877," and on the reverse side the Union Jack. This was accompanied by an elegant purse of purple silk mounted in gold, and containing $500 and a gold pencil case and set of ivory tablets. An address was read to Capt. Simmonds, who made a suitable reply.

Marine News

Port Colborne, July 31st - Up - schooners H. Folger, Clayton, Munising, light; British Lion, Kingston, Toledo, light; S. Neelon, Kingston, Wheatley, light; Brooklyn, Cape Vincent, Bay City, light; New London, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Skylark, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Riverside, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Sligo, Oswego, Fort William, coal; Lilly Hamilton, Kingston, Port Colborne, light; J.B. Breck, Kingston, Bay City, light; propellers Granite State, Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo; Oswegatchie, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Buckeye, Ogdensburg, Chicago, coal; Europe, Montreal, Toledo, light.

Down - schooner Groton, Toledo, Kingston, timber; propeller Champlain, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schooner New London.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 1, 1877