The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Sep 1869

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p.2 Kingston Marine Notes - C. Gearing launched at South Bay by John Tait, 6500 bushel capacity; master of tug boat fined for not having enough life preservers, on Ottawa River; prop. Bruno on Marine Railway to have shaft repaired.

Marine Accident - sch. Echo of Hamilton capsized off Rochester.

Imports - 10.

Steam Tug For Sale - the Wales - 110 x 21 x 9 1/2, 250 tons gross, two return tubular boilers (3 inch tubes) each 12 ft. long and 7 ft. in diameter, with 2 furnaces each, double condensing engines, 2 cylinders each 20" diameter, 18" stroke, 150 horse power nominally but work up to 250, single screw of 8' diameter and 9' pitch, and makes 144 revs per minute light, 116 when towing rafts, speed 11 1/2 m.p.h., cost over $25,000, boilers, engine and vessel are 4 1/2 years old.

p.3 Sail Boat Race - between Arrow and Qui Vive won by Qui Vive but protested.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Sep 1869