The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Sep 1866

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p.2 Yacht Race In Toronto - between Rivet and Belle. [Globe]

-Free Port -abolished at Sault Ste. Marie as of Sept. 15.

-Arrival of the Heron - from Toronto, proceeds to Prescott.

-The Gunboat Hercules - bought from Calvin & Breck by Gov't; being plated and armoured at Montreal.

p.3 The Storm & the Steamers - Passport and Kingston (the latter detained for 24 hours) left for Toronto.

-Vessel Towed Off - The schooner Annexation, which ran ashore on Wednesday week last, on Pigeon Island, fifteen miles from Kingston, was towed into port yesterday afternoon by the tug Tornado, of Oswego, which went to her assistance with steam pumps and the barge Champlain from this city. The schooner had sprung a leak, and it required he steam pumps to be constantly at work to prevent her from becoming waterlogged. She will be hauled on the ways of the Marine Railway immediately for repairs.

-Imports - 13,14.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Sep 1866