The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1864

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p.2 Pic Nic & Excursion - on Gazelle and Pierrepont going to Cold Springs, Wolfe Island.

-Row Boats - for hire at Toll House on Cataraqui Bridge (by a poor lame man).

p.3 K.C. & M. - The Launch Yesterday - the Watertown has 3 foot draft of water, is built scow-fashion.

-The City of Ottawa - more description; "saloon somewhat in the style of Grecian, extends from stem to stern, the engines being horizontal, the staterooms about 25, ranging on both sides, and are lighted by beautifully devised panes of glass."

-The Belle - yacht is now refurbished.

-Marine Disaster - a raft being towed by tug Crusader broke up; the sch. Convoy capsized 5 miles from land and the crew were rescued by the tug Lady Franklin.

-Imports - 8.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jul 1864