The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1864

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p.2 ad - Provincial Exhibition at Hamilton - the R.M. line to transport passengers both ways for one fare.

p.3 K.C. & M.

-Large Freight - on R.M. vessels.

-Schooner Rapid - to be raised by Mr. Thurston.

-New Screw - installed in prop. East at Portsmouth.

-For Liverpool - sch. Yorktown bound to Liverpool with petroleum, owned in Cleveland.

-Launched - sch. Minerva Cook from Marine Railway after repairs needed after running aground in Port Hope harbor.

-Returned - the steamer Magnet had a successful season on Saguenay route.

-Disaster at Port Rowan - str. Relief sank at her moorings and the next night the gov't revenue vessel sank.

-Marine Disasters on Lake Erie - sch. J.P. Mack ashore at New Glasgow; Nattie Davis and sch. Starlight ashore at Morpeth.

-The Storm and Its Results - prop. Bradbury reports masts sticking out of water 20 miles E.N.E. of Point au Pelee; prop. City of Buffalo lost smokestack at Put-In-Bay; prop. Mendota disabled and lost stack; schooners Elk, Princess Alexandra and Kenosha slightly damaged. [Detroit Free Press]

-Toronto Regatta - R.C.Y.C. race for Prince of Wales Cup, won by Coburg yacht Gorilla.

-Imports - 10.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Sep 1864