The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1862

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p.2 A Capsize and An Outrage - Kingston yacht Sweepstakes with 12 men aboard capsized - "notoriously unsafe"; some of rescued party later attacked 2 officers of 62nd Reg. while on steamer Pierrepont; the yacht is owned by Mr. P.W. Boyle.

-ad for steamer Bytown, Ryan Master, for Ottawa.

p.3 K.C. & M. - opening of the Rideau Canal.

-The Rideau Steamer Bytown - a letter to editor praises owner and steamer; says Bytown was formerly Mr. K. Dickinson's Britannia.

-Imports - 29.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Aug 1862