The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1864

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p.3 K.C. & M.

-Imports - 27.

-The Propeller East - lost her wheel while off Long Point, towed in by sch. Hibernia of Milford.

-Still Another - prop. Perseverance had machinery disabled 5 miles above Ducks, towed in by str. Grecian, 180 x 31 x 12' 4", 750 tons burden, capacity 26,000 bushels; ''She is supplied with power by a condensing engine, and two boilers of 8' shell with 160 3 1/2 inch tubes in each. Her cylinder is 50" bore and 30" stroke."

-sch. Enterprise hauled out on Marine Railway to be caulked.

-The Propeller Majesty - damaged her wheel in Welland Canal, just about grounded on Point Frederick, tug William towed her off; anchor slipped the chain and was lost; new wheel ordered at Kingston Foundry - the third this year, steamer Echo out searching for anchor.

-Vessel Ashore - sch. Whip on beach at Cabinet. [Detroit Free Press]

-Vessel Got Off - sch. Frank Crawford off Pointe au Pelee. [ibid]

-Police Court - sailor charged with being drunk.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Aug 1864