The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1862

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p.2 More Accidents - sailor drowned off schooner Isabella; black male cook on tug Franklin Moore drowned at Port Huron.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-Steamer Maple Leaf Sold - The well known steamer Maple Leaf, Captain Schofield, which for some years past has plied between Cobourg and other Canadian ports and Rochester, has been purchased by the Federal Government, the amount of purchase being ($35,000 ?). Capt. Schofield left here with her in charge on Thursday morning last en route for New York where he will deliver her up. It is not known as yet to what purpose the government intend to apply her. We understand that in the course of two weeks Capt. Schofield expects to have another steamer, and to resume the route heretofore run by the Maple Leaf.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 Aug 1862