The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maid of Midland (Propeller), 1 May 1872

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NEW STEAMER. -- A small screw steamer to be called the MAID OF MIDLAND was brought up on the Northern railway last week and will be launched and fitted up here. It is owned by Mr. F.S. Darling, has accommodation for about 50 passengers and will run between Penetanguishene, Coldwater, Waubaushene, Victoria Harbour and Severn. ---- Bulletin
      The Orillia Expositor
      May 23, 1872

Steam screw MAID OF MIDLAND. Of 11 tons reg. 1.06 horse power. Built at Oakville in 1867. Employed as a passenger boat between Coldwater and Penetanguishene. Removed from government Register in the year 1876.
      Statement of Vessels Lost, Broken-up, or Laid up
      as Unfit for Service, During 1876.
      Dept., of Marine & Fisheries, Steamboat Report

NOTE:- The MAID OF MIDLAND was undoubtedly built by John Potter at Oakville.
      The vessel was likely rebuilt in 1877 as she is listed in arrivals & departures in 1878 then renamed as FRANCIS JANE in 1880.

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Maid of Midland (Propeller), 1 May 1872